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C-130 Accidents & Mishaps for the Royal Australian Air Force

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Found 6 aircraft, displaying 1- 6 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
17 Jun 1975 [ act] A97-207 57- 0500 RAAF 486 sqn C-130A Details
Wing was hit and damaged by a taxiing F-86 Sabre just before take-off.
18 Sep 1965 [ act] A97-208 57- 0501 RAAF 36 sqn C-130A Details
Sever damage to the nose during a hard landing attempting a short field landing demonstration at Laverton Air Show. The resulting damage included damge to the gear, bulkheads and skin for three feet to the rear of the nose gear, bent sub-structure and popped rivets.
Unknown [ act] A97-172 65- 12901 RAAF 37 sqn C-130E Details
During a flight from New Zealand it is said two engines seized up causing a divert to Richmond, Australia. On landing the remaining engines failed and the aircraft sat in waiting for a month. It was later determined that the fuel had been contaminated. Date of occurance is unknown.
Unknown [ act] A97-465 RAAF 37 sqn C-130J-30 Details
Left wing was damaged by a crane that was chaning an engine on an aircraft parked next to this one. Was used for spare parts till depot level maintanence determined the aircraft could be repaired.
03 Dec 2001 [ act] A97-468 RAAF 37 sqn C-130J-30 Details
Left wing was damaged against a work stand due to high winds in a storm.
23 Apr 2014 [ act] A97-440 RAAF 37 sqn C-130J-30 Details
Ran off the side of the runway at Kabul IAP and came to a rest seventy metres off the end of the tarmac. No injuries and easily repaired.

Abbreviations and symbols:
[act] Active [i/a] Instructional Airframe [sto] Stored (e.g. at AMARG)
[cld] Cancelled Order [msh] Involved in Mishap [w/o] Write-off
[con] Converted [o/o] On Order
[des] Destroyed (drone) [pre] Preserved (museum, gateguard) T/V LM Aero Type/Version (Construction) number
[emb] Embargoed [scr] Scrapped Photo Available
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