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C-130 Accident Reports for 1979

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Found 17 aircraft, displaying 1- 15 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
Jan 1979 [ act] 4X-FBQ/420 75- 0534 C-130H Details
Minor damage, wheelbrake fire.
23 Jan 1979 [ w/o] MM62000 AMI 46 Brigata Aerea C-130H Details
Ran into tree after jumping chocks during engine run-up.
01 Feb 1979 [ w/o] 10687 65- 10687 PAF 6 sqn C-130E Details
Hit by PAF C-130B 62-3488 (c/n 3698) when it jumped chocks during engine test run at night.
01 Feb 1979 [ w/o] 23488 62- 3488 PAF 6 sqn C-130B Details
Hit by PAF C-130E 65-10687 (c/n 4117) when it jumped chocks during engine test run at night.
08 Apr 1979 [ w/o] 116 C-130H Details
Burnt out at Entebbe, Uganda when it was hit by an RPG.
15 May 1979 [ w/o] D2-FAF L100-20 Details
Overshot runway while landing at Sao Thom
19 Jun 1979 [ w/o] 5-8520 71- 0223 C-130E Details
Crashed near Shiraz, Iran.
25 Jun 1979 [ act] 2457 FAB 1°/1° GT C-130E Details
Suffered damage landing in Salvador AB, Brazil but was repaired.
28 Jun 1979 [ msh] 130316 64- 17635 RCAF 435 TRS CC-130E AIB Report Details
13 Jul 1979 [ act] 64-859 64- 14859 USAF 305 ARRS HC-130H Details
Damaged when external wing tank caught fire. Was repaired.
16 Jul 1979 [ act] 58-720 58- 0720 USAF 187 TAS C-130B Details
16 Jul 1979 [ act] 59-533 59- 1533 USAF 187 TAS C-130B Details
Damage by a tornado that swept through Cheyenne, Wyoming. Was repaired.
25 Jul 1979 [ act] 130305 64- 17624 RCAF 436 TS CC-130E AIB Report Details
30 Aug 1979 [ act] MM61997 AMI 46 Brigata Aerea C-130H Details
Suffered some wing damage but was repaired.
28 Sep 1979 [ w/o] CP-1375 FABo TAB C-130H Details
Crashed into the water after night take-off from Tocumen, Panama.

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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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