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C-130 Aircraft Database

C-130 Accident Reports for 2002

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Found 6 aircraft, displaying 1- 6 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
09 Jan 2002 [ w/o] 160021 75- 0554 USMC VMGR-352 KC-130R External link Details
Flew into mountainous terrain while on approach to Shamsi, Pakistan due to navigational errors. All seven crew on board perished.
11 Feb 2002 [ w/o] 148895 USMC VMGR-252 KC-130F Details
Crash after engines failed during a touch-and-go landing at Twenty-nine Palms, California. Two engines had fuel starvation resulting in the crash, but fortunately the crew survived.
After investigation it was determined that all boost pumps were shut off and the wrong engine(s) were shut down.
13 Feb 2002 [ w/o] 66-213 66- 0213 USAF 9 SOS MC-130P Details
Crashed during a night refuelling mission in a remote area of Afghanistan injuring the crew of eight.
12 Jun 2002 [ w/o] 84-475 84- 0475 USAF 15 SOS MC-130H Details
Crashed shortly after take off from a forward operating location near Bande Sardeh Dam, Afghanistan. Sadly three Air Force and three Army personnel were killed. Seven did managed to survive.
17 Jun 2002 [ w/o] N130HP 56- 0538 C-130A Details
Wings failed during a fire retardant delivery near Walker, California. The three flight crew were killed.
07 Aug 2002 [ w/o] 90-161 90- 0161 USAF 15 SOS MC-130H Details
Crashed after take off from NAS Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico. It was night time and the weather was rain and fog. All ten crew were 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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