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Date:Saturday 27 August 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
Operator:Transamerica Airlines
Registration: N17ST
MSN: 4333
First flight: 1969
Engines: 4 Allison 501-D22A
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:50 km (31.3 mls) S of Dundo Airport (DUE) (   Angola)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
While passing through FL60, the crew reported a weak NDB. The Hercules, transporting diesel fuel, crashed at an elevation of 2650 feet in fog.


photo of Lockheed-L-100-30-Hercules-N17ST
accident date: 27-08-1983
type: Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
registration: N17ST
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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