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C-130 Accident Reports for 1976

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Found 5 aircraft, displaying 1- 5 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
23 Feb 1976 [ act] N107AK L100-30 Details
A fire caused damage in an undercarriage wheel bay. Was repaired.
Aug 1976 [ w/o] 7772 FAV Esc 1 C-130H Details
Crashed after three attempts to land in bad weather with high winds and low visibility at Lages AB, Azores. Aircraft had 68 passenger from the Venezuelan Central University where en route to participate in the Festival Internacional del Canto Coral in Spain. Including the five crew, all 73 died.
21 Nov 1976 [ w/o] CF-PWX L100-20 Details
Crashed during an emergency landing at night with low fuel in fog at Eastville, near Kisangani, Zaire. Could not make the runway and came down into jungle canopy. Only one person survived.
04 Dec 1976 [ w/o] CNA-OB RMAF Esc de Transport C-130H Details
Lost two engines after take off from Laayoune, Morocco. Also reported as shot down over Sahara by Polisario rebels.
21 Dec 1976 [ w/o] 5-8536 IRIAF 5 ATS C-130H Details
Crashed on approach in bad weather at Shiraz, Iran.

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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