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3 Feb 1993 A Lockheed L-100-20 #N130X, c/n 4412, used as the Lockheed HTTB (High Technology Test Bed), crashed at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, in Marietta, Georgia. The Lockheed engineering testbed was used to evaluate the fly-by-wire rudder actuator and the ground minimum control speed (VMCG). During the final high-speed ground test-run, the aircraft accidentally veered left and became airborne. The Hercules climbed to 250 feet and crashed. All seven crew aboard perished in the crash, in which a Navy clinic was narrowly missed.


27 May 1993 Hercules C.3 #XV193 of the RAF crashed at Glen Loch, Blair Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland when it stalled after cargo drop. Eight RAF crew and one Army Air Dispatcher on board perished.


22 Jul 1993 CC-130E #130321 of the Canadian Forces and operated by 435 Squadron, Edmonton, Alberta, crashed while performing a low level practice LAPES drop at CFB Wainwright, Alberta. During the drop the airplane hit a berm and crashed in prairie grassland, breaking up into three pieces. Five of the nine military personnel onboard died.


16 Dec 1993 C-130H #4761 of the Philippine Air Force (222 Squadron), crashed into Mount Manase, 250 kilometers southeast of Manila during descent towards Naga Airport.