- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 29, 1990
Time: 00:34
Location: Near Kaiserslautern, Germany
Operator: Military - U.S. Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: Ramstein AB - Rhein-Main AB
AC Type: Lockheed C-5A
Registration: 68-0228
cn / ln: 31
Aboard: 17   (passengers:9  crew:8)
Fatalities: 13   (passengers:6  crew:7)
Ground: 0
Summary: Just after taking off, the aircraft drifted to the left and clipped trees eventually crashing 3,000 ft. past the end of the runway. Possible inadvertent deployment of a thrust reverser.
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