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C-130 Aircraft Database

C-130 Accident Reports for 1989

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Found 10 aircraft, displaying 1- 10 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
29 Jan 1989 [ w/o] 130318 64- 17637 RCAF 435 TRS CC-130E AIB Report Details
Crashed 600 feet short of the runway during a night approach to Fort Wainwright, Alaska killing 9 of 18.
27 Mar 1989 [ i/a] 460 RSaAF 4 sqn C-130H Details
Burned on ground due to air conditioner fire at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
27 Mar 1989 [ w/o] 470 RSaAF 4 sqn C-130H Details
Crashed on take-off from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
08 Apr 1989 [ w/o] S9-NAI L100-20 Details
Crashed on landing with fire in two engines at Luena, Angola. May have been April 9th.
01 Aug 1989 [ w/o] 7T-VHK L100-30 Details
Skidded off the runway landing at Tamanrasset, Algeria.
09 Aug 1989 [ w/o] 74-681 74- 1681 USAF 463 TAW C-130H Details
Crashed when parachute deployed and load hung-up while dropping M551 Sheridan tank at Fort Bragg. One crew killed but six others survived.
Sep 1989 [ act] 1007 58- 0735 C-130B Details
Damaged during landing upon delivery to the FAC. Repaired afterwards.
27 Nov 1989 [ w/o] N9205T L100-20 Details
Crashed on landing at Jamba, Angola. Few details known about this mishap. The aircraft was named the Grey Ghost, not actually named on the aircraft, but nick name due to the plane slate colored paint scheme. It has been stated, not confirmed that this is proof that Tepper was flying CIA missions to support UNITA (National Union for the Total Independence of Angola - Portuguese: Uniao Nacional para a Independencia Total de Angola). At minimum, five on board were killed.
30 Nov 1989 [ i/a] TJX-AC AAC Esc de Transporte C-130H Details
Burned on the ground at Marseille, France.
21 Dec 1989 [ w/o] 62 57- 0480 FABo Esc 710 C-130A Details
Crashed after three-engine take-off at Guayaramerin, Bolivia with 23 people killed.

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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