- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: September 14, 1977
Time: 23:48
Location: Near Albuquerque, New Mexico
Operator: Military - U.S. Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: Kirtland AFB - Nellis AFB
AC Type: Boeing - EC-135K
Registration: 62-3536
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 20   (passengers:0  crew:20)
Fatalities: 20   (passengers:0  crew:20)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed into a mountain peak in the Manzano range shortly after taking off and making a right bank. The aircraft was observed flying too low and did not heed the controller's warnings. Fatigue may have played a part in the accident.
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