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C-130 Aircraft Database

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

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Found 9 aircraft, displaying 1- 9 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
14 Sep 1980 [ w/o] 453 RSaAF 4 sqn C-130E Details
Lost in a mishap during take-off due to engine fire at Medina, Saudi Arabia. A total of 89 people on board were killed.
01 Jan 1969 [ w/o] 454 RSaAF 4 sqn C-130E Details
Crashed at Le Bourget Airport, France.
28 Nov 1978 [ act] 456 RSaAF 4 sqn KC-130H Details
Damaged after belly landing at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Was repaired.
27 Mar 1989 [ i/a] 460 RSaAF 4 sqn C-130H Details
Burned on ground due to air conditioner fire at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Unknown [ act] 112 RSaAF 1 sqn VC-130H Details
Minor fire damage in a wheel bay in 1981.
21 Mar 1991 [ w/o] 469 RSaAF 4 sqn C-130H Details
Lost in a mishap while on approach to Ras-al-Mishab, Saudi Arabia due to heavy smoke.
27 Mar 1989 [ w/o] 470 RSaAF 4 sqn C-130H Details
Crashed on take-off from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
24 Feb 1985 [ w/o] 1620 RSaAF 16 sqn KC-130H Details
Crashed after stalling in turn at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Mar 1981 [ act] 1621 KC-130H Details
Damaged during delivery from a liferaft that detached and damaged the aircraft. Repaired quickly at Marshall, England.

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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