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C-130 Accident Reports for 1991

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Found 13 aircraft, displaying 1- 13 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
Jan 1991 [ act] D2-EHD L100-30 Details
Damaged by UNITA (National Union for the Total Independence of Angola - Portuguese: Uniao Nacional para a Independencia Total de Angola) during a take-off from Luena, Angola, but was quickly repaired.
31 Jan 1991 [ w/o] 69-567 69- 6567 USAF 16 SOS AC-130H Details
Shot down by an SA-7 SAM 110 kilometers south-southeast of Kuwait City, Kuwait. All 14 crew on board lost their lives.
05 Feb 1991 [ w/o] 748 75- 0545 HAF 356 MTM C-130H Details
Flew into Mount Othrys on approach to Nea Anchialos, Greece. A total of 63 died in the crash.
27 Feb 1991 [ w/o] KAF322 KAF 41 sqn L100-30 Details
Center fuselage destroyed after being hit by bomb in Iraq.
Mar 1991 [ sto] 559 57- 0476 FAH Esc de Transporte C-130A Details
16 Mar 1991 [ w/o] CP-1564 L100-30 Details
UNITA (National Union for the Total Independence of Angola - Portuguese: Uniao Nacional para a Independencia Total de Angola) shot down by this aircraft with a FIM-92 Stinger missile near Malanje, Angola.
21 Mar 1991 [ w/o] 469 RSaAF 4 sqn C-130H Details
Lost in a mishap while on approach to Ras-al-Mishab, Saudi Arabia due to heavy smoke.
10 Jun 1991 [ w/o] J6-SLQ 56- 0491 DC-130A Details
Crashed due to shifted load on take-off from Luanda, Angola. There are several reports as to why this aircraft crashed. They include that the aircraft clipped a tree during night landing and another states an engine failure.
03 Jul 1991 [ w/o] 1007 58- 0735 FAC Esc 811 C-130B Details
02 Sep 1991 [ w/o] N521SJ L100-20 Details
Blown-up by mine just before take-off from Wau, Sudan.
17 Sep 1991 [ w/o] ET-AJL L100-30 Details
Crashed into Mount Arey, near Djibouti, Ethiopia.
05 Oct 1991 [ w/o] A-1324 TNIAU 32 SkU C-130H-30 Details
Crashed due to engine failure after take-off from Jakarta, Indonesia killing 134 on board and two on the ground. Amazingly, one person did survive.
30 Oct 1991 [ w/o] 130322 65- 12767 RCAF 435 TRS CC-130E AIB Report Details
Hit rocky slope on night approach 16 kilometers away from CFS Alert, North West Territories on Ellesmere Island. All survived the impact, but five passengers and crew succumbed to hypothermia while the remaining thirteen survived. Rescue attempts were reduced due to a blizzard. A film called Ordeal in the Arctic was based on the story about this crash.

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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