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Estado:
Fecha:sábado 20 abril 1974
Hora:ca 21:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 62-1841
Numéro de série: 3804
Año de Construcción: 1963
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Guam-Andersen AFB (UAM) (   Guam)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Guam-Andersen AFB (UAM/PGUA), Guam
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Wake Island Airport (AWK/PAWK), US Islas Remotas Menores
Descripción:
The aircraft was operating on a flight from Guam to Hawaii via Wake Island. On take off, the aircraft suffered an overspeed on engine no.3.
The crew lost situational awareness and allowed the aircraft to sink and strike the lip of the cliff at the end of the runway. The Hercules fell over the cliff and caught fire in the jungle below.

Fuentes:
» www.c-130.net
» 6 Feared dead in air crash (San Mateo Times, 1974-04-20)


Fotos

photo of Lockheed-C-130E-Hercules-62-1841
accident date: 20-04-1974
type: Lockheed C-130E Hercules
registration: 62-1841
photo of Lockheed-C-130E-Hercules-62-1841
accident date: 20-04-1974
type: Lockheed C-130E Hercules
registration: 62-1841
photo of Lockheed-C-130E-Hercules-62-1841
accident date: 20-04-1974
type: Lockheed C-130E Hercules
registration: 62-1841
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Guam-Andersen AFB to Wake Island Airport as the crow flies is 2385 km (1491 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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