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C-130 Aircraft Database

C-130 Accident Reports for 1984

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Found 5 aircraft, displaying 1- 5 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
28 Feb 1984 [ w/o] 68-944 68- 10944 USAF 37 TAS C-130E Details
Crashed into a hill 4 kilometers northwest of Borja, Spain during a night paratrooper drop. All eighteen onboard were killed.
Apr 1984 [ act] 64-539 64- 0539 USAF 314 TAW C-130E Details
Ran off the runway at Lajes, Azores and was repaired using the nose section from C-130E 68-10946 (c/n 4326).
01 Jun 1984 [ act] 130307 64- 17626 RCAF 435 TRS CC-130E AIB Report Details
Dec 1984 [ act] 160740 76- 0491 USNavy VXE-6 LC-130R Details
Damaged at Starshot Glacier, Antartica. Was repaired.
29 Dec 1984 [ w/o] N24ST L100-30 Details
Destroyed on ground when it landing during UNITA (National Union for the Total Independence of Angola - Portuguese: Uniao Nacional para a Independencia Total de Angola) guerrilla attack at Cafunfo, Angola. Gunfire resulted in a fire which spread. 4 crew members were on board when it was attacked after landing Captain Gerhardt Opel, F/O William Read, F/E Allan Bungard and Loadmaster Paul Higgins F/O Read was killed and the other 3 were held captive for 3 months until the Red Cross negotiated their release.

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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