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C-130 Aircraft Database

C-130 Accident Reports for 2020

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Found 7 aircraft, displaying 1- 7 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
09 Jan 2020 [ w/o] 403 SAAF 28 sqn C-130B Details
Crash landed at Goma Airport in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The aircraft was transporting 59 passengers and 8 crew from the UN MONUSCO mission when the left engine caught fire upon landing.
22 Jan 2020 [ w/o] N134CG EC-130Q Details
Crashed while on a firebombing mission in the NSW, Australia
23 Apr 2020 [ msh] 405 SAAF 28 sqn C-130B Details
Whilst Denel was reading Hercules 405 for service after major overhaul, the nose wheel retracted during engine start-up, resulting in the nose of the aircraft settling onto the ground. It appeared that no damage was caused as the aircraft re-entered service a short time later.
08 Jun 2020 [ w/o] 94-706 94- 6706 USAF 158 AS C-130H3 Details
Overshoots the runway at Camp Taji in Iraq, hits a wall and resulting in a minor fire. All crew and passengers survive.
05 Jul 2020 [ ] 405 SAAF 28 sqn C-130B Details
Came off runway after making a 180 degree turn at Ysterplaat AFB. During the turn, the nose wheel went off the runway, its main wheels creating furrows parallel to the runway and sank into soft mud. Damage minimal and was ferried back to Waterkloof AFB same day.
29 Sep 2020 [ msh] 166765 USMC VMGR-352 KC-130J News Article Details
Emergency landing in a farm field near Thermal, California after air refuelling accident with an USMC F-35B
Oct 2020 [ ] 166765 USMC VMGR-352 KC-130J Details
Still present at Thermal Airport and seen during December 2020 being dismantled.

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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