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C-130 Accident Reports for 2006

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Found 10 aircraft, displaying 1- 10 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
04 Feb 2006 [ act] CH-01 71- 1797 BAF 20 sqn C-130H Details
Struck by lightning during a trip from Kinshasa to Kikwit, Congo. Belgian Foreign Minister Karel De Gucht was on board at the time.
14 Apr 2006 [ w/o] 9T-TCB 71- 1068 FARDC Esc 191 C-130H Details
Damaged during a test flight?
25 Apr 2006 [ act] 130311 64- 17630 RCAF 435 TRS CC-130E AIB Report Details
Aircraft landed long at Alert, Nunavut, ended up in 2 feet of snow. No injuries and easily repaired.
05 May 2006 [ w/o] CH-02 71- 1798 C-130H Details
While getting an overhaul inspection it was destroyed in a hanger fire at Sabena Technics, Zaventem International Airport. Also destroyed was three civilian Airbus A320s.
24 May 2006 [ w/o] XV206 66- 8556 RAF 47 sqn C-130K C.1 Details
Wrecked at a dirt landing strip after hitting land mine on roll-out near Lashkar Gar, Afghanistan. The exploding landmine holed the port external fuel tank and set the number two (port inner) engine on fire. A crew of nine and 26 passengers (including SAS troops) escaped safely. Later the government revealed a large amount of cash was onboard that was to be reward money for warlords in Afghanistan to be used to gain help and intelligence.
11 Jun 2006 [ w/o] TT-PAF FAT Esc de Transport C-130H Details
Crashed at Abéché when overshooting the runway bursting into flames. The accident occurred at 18:30, about 30 minutes after the airport closed to traffic.
28 Jun 2006 [ w/o] 1710 84- 0479 USCG 17 CGD - Kodiak HC-130H Details
Crashed at Saint Paul Island, Alaska. All nine crew on board survived.
13 Jul 2006 [ w/o] S9-BOF L100-30 Details
Suffered fire after landing short of runway in sand storm at Kigoma, Tanzania.
17 Jul 2006 [ i/a] 63-853 63- 7853 USAF 43 AW C-130E Details
Damaged in Kuwait during a landing mishap. Fuselage is at Al Asad AB.
13 Aug 2006 [ w/o] 7T-VHG L100-30 Details
Fell from about 24,000 feet and impacted the ground at Piacenza, Italy. The three crew didn't survive.

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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