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Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Fecha:jueves 30 julio 1970
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed KC-130F Hercules
Operador:United States Marine Corps
Registración: 150685
Numéro de série: 3728
Año de Construcción: 1962
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Santa Ana-El Toro MCAS, CA (NZJ) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Santa Ana-El Toro MCAS, CA (NZJ/KNZJ), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The USMC Lockheed KC-130F Hercules was on approach to MCAS El Toro in Santa Ana, California, USA. The flight crew requested an obstacle approach while on downwind for runway 34. This was approved and the aircraft made a high rapid descent to runway 34L. It touched down hard, bounced and then dropped on the left wing and rolled over, skidding towards midfield. A fire immediately erupted. Four of the five crew men initially survived. Three died on August 5, 7 and 8 respectively.

Fuentes:
» Eugene Register-Guard - Jul 31, 1970
» marinebattleherk.com


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