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C-130 Accident Reports for 1974

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Found 11 aircraft, displaying 1- 11 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
Feb 1974 [ act] 61-366 61- 2366 USAF 55 WRS WC-130E Details
Exact date undetermined, it struck some trees while taxiing at Midway Island in the North Pacific.. As the pilot and co-pilot were late for their mission, they were rushed and going over check lists as they taxied instead of scanning closer for obsticles. By the time it was noticed, the aicraft had cut down 170 feet of trees. The aircraft was repaired shortly after.
28 Feb 1974 [ w/o] 5-122 71- 0219 IRIAF 5 ATS C-130E Details
Flew into a mountain near Mehrabad, Iran.
20 Apr 1974 [ w/o] 62-841 62- 1841 USAF 115 TAS C-130E Details
Crash on take-off from Andersen AFB, Guam killing all 6 on board. Also thought to have belonged to 776th TAS?
23 May 1974 [ w/o] N14ST L100-30 Details
Wing failure druing turbulence near Springfield, Illinois.
18 Aug 1974 [ w/o] 9T-TCD 71- 1069 FARDC Esc 191 C-130H Details
Crashed at Kisangani, Zaire.
30 Aug 1974 [ w/o] N100AK L100 Details
Cargo exploded while on the ground and destroyed aircraft at Galbraith Lake, Alaska.
30 Sep 1974 [ w/o] 63-802 63- 7802 USAF 345 AS C-130E Details
Crashed on landing at Kadena AB, Japan when no 4 engine went into full power instead of reverse.
13 Oct 1974 [ w/o] 65-965 65- 0965 USAF 54 WRS WC-130H Details
During Typhoon Bess, after 10 PM, crashed into South China Sea killing 6 on board. Callsign was Swan 38. Crew members were: Capt. Edward R. Bushnell, 1st Lt. Gary W. Crass, 1st Lt. Michael P. O'Brien, 1st Lt. Timothy J. Hoffman, Tech. Sgt. Kenneth G. Suhr and Sgt. Detlef W. Ringler.
27 Oct 1974 [ w/o] N102AK L100 Details
Structural failer of a wing while on approach to Old Man's Camp, Alaska.
18 Dec 1974 [ w/o] 56-521 56- 0521 C-130A Details
Destroyed on ground at Song Be, South Vietnam.
25 Dec 1974 [ w/o] 55-016 55- 0016 C-130A Details
Shot down on landing at Song Be, South Vietnam.

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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