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Status: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Sunday 3 June 2018
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Operator:Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Jaza'eriya
Registration: 7T-WHT
MSN: 4911
First flight: 1981
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Biskra Airport (BSK) (   Algeria)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Biskra Airport (BSK/DAUB), Algeria
Destination airport:Biskra Airport (BSK/DAUB), Algeria
The C-130 Hercules transport plane was returning from a mission to drop skydivers when it crashed on approach to Biskra Airport.
The fuselage broke in three.
One crew member died in hospital of his injuries sustained in the accident.



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