Back to 4th November 1989 and the 'Photographer's Tour' at AMARC. The Hercules is a C-130A last operated by the 105th TAS / TN ANG out of Nashville TN. She entered store January 1989 and was last recorded as stored at the nearby National Aircraft yard.
w/o 6 september 2000. The Hercules, crashed while it was dumping water over a forest fire in southeastern France.
The aircraft had just carried out a first passage; on the second one it flew into a hill killing all six onboard.