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C-130 Aircraft Database

C-130 Accident Reports for 1996

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Found 6 aircraft, displaying 1- 6 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
Unknown [ sto] XV295 66- 13538 C-130K C.1 Details
nose wheel collapsed on landing at RAF Lyneham.
16 May 1996 [ w/o] TC-67 FAA Esc 1 C-130H Details
Wrecked in a non-fatal landing accident at Tandil, Argentina. Aircraft nose was where most damage was located and was considered repairable but never was. Aircraft was stripped for spare parts and was struck off charge on December 31, 1999. Also said to have occurred on May 15th.
15 Jul 1996 [ w/o] CH-06 71- 1802 BAF 20 sqn C-130H Details
Crashed onto the runway after multiple bird strikes at Eindhoven AB, The Netherlands. Impact by birds knocked out three of the engines. 38 people on board of which 34 were part of the Dutch Army Fanfare Band. Nine burned surviors were rescued but two died later.
17 Aug 1996 [ w/o] 74-662 74- 1662 USAF 40 AS C-130H Details
Flew into Sleeping Indian mountains, Wyoming while on a presidential support mision. Crew of nine were killed.
26 Oct 1996 [ w/o] 2452 FAB 1°/1° GT C-130E Details
Written-off after an exceptionally hard landing at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
22 Nov 1996 [ w/o] 64-856 64- 14856 USAF 304 RQS HC-130P Details
Crashed into the Pacific Ocean, west of Eureka, California after the aircraft ran out of fuel killing ten crew, but one survivor.

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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