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C-130 Accident Reports for 1970

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Found 8 aircraft, displaying 1- 8 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
04 Mar 1970 [ w/o] 3699 62- 3489 PAF 6 sqn C-130B Details
Details unknown.
10 Apr 1970 [ w/o] 56-510 56- 0510 USAF 21 TAS C-130A Details
Crash into mountain on approach to Long Tieng, Laos while being flown by Air America crew.
10 Apr 1970 [ w/o] 56-516 56- 0516 USAF 317 TAW C-130A Details
Ditched, broke up in the Pacific Ocean off Okinawa - bleed air problem, lost two engines.
22 Apr 1970 [ w/o] 54-625 54- 1625 USAF 16 SOS AC-130A Details
Shot down near Ban Tang Lou, Laos with 10 crew MIA and one recovered.
30 Jul 1970 [ w/o] 150685 USMC VMGR-352 KC-130F Details
Crash during maximum effort landing attempt at MCAS El Toro. Aircraft impacted hard and wings broken and fuselage rolling. Five aircrew on board. Pilot, co-pilot, flight mechanic, and flight instructor died in crash. Only the flight engineer survived.
31 Jul 1970 [ w/o] 62-802 62- 1802 USAF 4442 CCTG C-130E Details
Crashed on training flight near Piggott, Arkansas.
02 Oct 1970 [ w/o] 64-536 64- 0536 USAF 776 TAS C-130E Details
On this day, the aircraft took off twice on training missions and returned with engine trouble. After the two training flights the status was changed to transport 38 personnel from Taipei, Taiwan. Off course, crashed into mountain. This incident occurred in dense fog which possibly led to a navigation error. It took nearly 8 days to locate the crash site, 43 passengers and crew were lost.
11 Oct 1970 [ w/o] N9248R L100-20 Details
Lost in bad weather two days after being purchased. Aircraft was on approach to McGuire AFB, New Jersey. Crew of three's were killed.

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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