lockheed c-130h hercules (74-1672)

LOCKHEED C-130H HERCULES (REGISTRATION: 74-1672)
LOCKHEED C-130H HERCULES (REGISTRATION: 74-1672)
The C-130 crashed short of the runway at the Indiana Springs Air Force Auxiliary Base (INS) during a night time approach. The fuel tanks ruptured, causing a fire. The fire reached smoke grenades and flares which were carried on the mission, which caused flames to reach 20-25 feet. The plane burned for several hours.
  1. NIGHTSTALKERS Williams, John W.

    SURNAME Williams FORENAME John W. UNIT 159 Aviation Bn (Company A) RANK Chief Warrant Officer Third Class NUMBER DATE OF DEATH 21st September 1981 AGE 32 GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 1.4.1949 killed in training
  2. RANGERS 2 Powell, William E.

    SURNAMEPowell FORENAMEWilliam E. UNIT2 Bn (Ranger) 75th Infantry Regiment (HHC - Commanding Officer) RANKLieutenant Colonel NUMBER DATE OF DEATH21st September 1981 AGE GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONkilled in C-130 crash during training Indian Springs,Nevada
  3. RANGERS 2 Gardner, Gregory Eldon

    SURNAME Gardner FORENAME Gregory Eldon UNIT 2 Bn (Ranger) 75th Infantry Regiment (HHC) RANK Captain NUMBER DATE OF DEATH 21st September 1981 AGE 33 GRAVESITE Cremated ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 16.10.1947, Alabama, USA killed in C-130 crash during training Indian...
  4. RANGERS 2 Bynum, Jimmie Douglas

    SURNAME Bynum FORENAME Jimmie Douglas UNIT 2 Bn (Ranger) 75th Infantry Regiment (HHC) RANK Sergeant First Class NUMBER DATE OF DEATH 21st September 1981 AGE 34 GRAVESITE Lone Star Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Titus County, Texas, USA ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 22.10.1946...
  5. RANGERS 2 Critselous, John Phillip

    SURNAME Critselous FORENAME John Phillip UNIT 2 Bn (Ranger) 75th Infantry Regiment (Company C attached HHC) RANK Specialist Fourth Class NUMBER DATE OF DEATH 21st September 1981 AGE 20 GRAVESITE Unionville Cemetery, Unionville, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, USA ADDITIONAL...
  6. RANGERS 2 Furr, Lonnie James

    SURNAME Furr FORENAME Lonnie James UNIT 2 Bn (Ranger) 75th Infantry Regiment (Company A) RANK Private First Class NUMBER DATE OF DEATH 21st September 1981 AGE 22 GRAVESITE Hillcrest Memory Gardens, Jeffersonton, Virginia, USA ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 07.12.1958 enlisted...
  7. RANGERS 2 Langley, Kevin E.

    SURNAMELangley FORENAMEKevin E. UNIT2 Bn (Ranger) 75th Infantry Regiment (Company A) RANKPrivate First Class NUMBER DATE OF DEATH21st September 1981 AGE GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONkilled C-130 crash during training Indian Springs,Nevada
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