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August 19, 1996 | JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Air Force authorities launched an investigation Sunday into why a U.S. military cargo plane providing support for President Clinton slammed into a Wyoming mountainside, exploding into a fireball that could be seen for miles. The four-engine C-130 had been assigned to bring equipment from Jackson, Wyo., where the first family had been vacationing, to New York City for Clinton's 50th-birthday celebration.
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August 30, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Pentagon officials have said the fatal crash of an Air Force transport plane carrying Secret Service equipment for President Clinton appears to have been the result of pilot error by an inexperienced crew, CBS News reported. "I think we're going to find that there were some pilot errors that night," CBS quoted one Pentagon official as saying about the Wyoming crash, which killed all nine people aboard. The Air Force is still investigating the crash.
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August 30, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Pentagon officials have said the fatal crash of an Air Force transport plane carrying Secret Service equipment for President Clinton appears to have been the result of pilot error by an inexperienced crew, CBS News reported. "I think we're going to find that there were some pilot errors that night," CBS quoted one Pentagon official as saying about the Wyoming crash, which killed all nine people aboard. The Air Force is still investigating the crash.
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August 19, 1996 | JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Air Force authorities launched an investigation Sunday into why a U.S. military cargo plane providing support for President Clinton slammed into a Wyoming mountainside, exploding into a fireball that could be seen for miles. The four-engine C-130 had been assigned to bring equipment from Jackson, Wyo., where the first family had been vacationing, to New York City for Clinton's 50th-birthday celebration.
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