Crash trackers

Whittington, Sonja C. R.
December 2003
Airman;Dec2003, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p27
Reports on the discovery of a second service by the members of the 84th Radar Evaluation in 1996 in the U.S. Tracking of the C-130 Hercules that crashed off the cost of California; Significance of the radar data in the Federal Aviation Administration; Air disasters in the U.S.


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