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C-130 Accident Reports for 1975

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Found 16 aircraft, displaying 1- 15 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
15 Jan 1975 [ act] 159129 73- 0839 USNavy VXE-6 LC-130R Details
Nose ski broke on a take-off run and went through the bottom of aircraft from Dome Charlie. Repaired on site and flown out.
15 Jan 1975 [ act] 148319 59- 5923 USNavy VX-6 LC-130F Details
JATO bottle broke loose during a take-off run at Dome Charlie Antarctica. Was repaired on site and flew out on December 25, 1976.
01 Feb 1975 [ w/o] 58-721 58- 0721 USAF 706 TAS C-130B Details
Crash on take-off when number one engine failed at New Orleans, Louisiana.
Apr 1975 [ w/o] 55-006 55- 0006 C-130A Details
Need details of what happened to this C-130 and exact date of loss.
Apr 1975 [ w/o] 006 55- 0013 C-130A Details
Exact date and details unknown.
Apr 1975 [ w/o] 55-017 55- 0017 C-130A Details
Details needed as well as an exact date of loss.
Apr 1975 [ w/o] 55-045 55- 0045 C-130A Details
Need further details and an exact date of loss. It is known that it happened in Vietnam.
06 Apr 1975 [ w/o] 55-002 55- 0002 USAF 167 TAS C-130A Details
Ran off runway and burned at Bien Hoa AB, South Vietnam.
28 Apr 1975 [ w/o] 72-297 72- 1297 USAF 314 TAW C-130E Details
Destroyed by rocket at Tan Son Nhut AB, South Vietnam. The aircraft was taxiing to pick-up evacuees when it was destroyed.
04 Jun 1975 [ act] XV181 65- 13026 RAF 242 sqn C-130K C.1 Details
Damaged in a landing mishap at RAF Thorney Island: The co-pilot was landing the aircraft during asymmetric landing training (Engine shutdown) and the a/c got away from him before the Flying Instructor could react. The port wing and number four prop struck the runway. Parts of the blade penetrated the fuselage narrowly missing the loadmaster. Pictures show starboard wing damaged by fire. Aircraft was dismantled and transported away for repairs.
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.
26 Jul 1975 [ w/o] 57-454 57- 0454 USAF 63 TAS C-130A Details
Crashed when lost blade from number three propeller, hit number four engine north of Imlay City, Michigan. Also reported to be 303rd TAS. Six on board were killed.
Aug 1975 [ act] 63-815 63- 7815 USAF 463 TAW C-130E Details
Damaged while on the ground at Dyess AFB. Cockpit fire in 1975 with the aircraft being put in long time storage at the base untill a replacement nose could be found. It was repaired by 1977.
28 Aug 1975 [ w/o] TC-62 FAA Esc 1 C-130E Details
Destroyed when bomb exploded on runway in front of aircraft during take-off from Tucuman, Argentina. Four of the 114 on board were killed.
04 Nov 1975 [ act] 148320 59- 5924 USNavy VX-6 LC-130F Details
Crash at Dome Charlie, Antarctica. Aircraft was repaired on site and flown out on December 26, 1976.

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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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