Date: March 23, 1994
Time: 14:30
Location: Near Fayetteville, North Carolina
Operator: Military - U.S. Air Force / Military U.S. Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: GD F-16D / Lockheed C-130E
Registration: 88-0171/6810942
cn / ln: 1D-25 / 4322
Aboard: 7   (passengers:0  crew:7)
Fatalities: 0   (passengers:0  crew:0)
Ground: 23
Summary: The jet fighter collided in mid air with the transport as they approached Pope Air Force Base. The fighter then slid into a staging area where troops were boarding a third aircraft (66-0173). The two fighter jet pilots parachuted to safety and the crew of five of 68-10942 were not injured but 23 on the ground were killed. Confusing instructions given to the F-16 by a civilian tower controller at Fayetteville.

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