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Datum:zaterdag 20 april 1974
Tijd:ca 21:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 62-1841
Constructienummer: 3804
Bouwjaar: 1963
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Guam-Andersen AFB (UAM) (   Guam)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Guam-Andersen AFB (UAM/PGUA), Guam
Vliegveld van aankomst:Wake Island Airport (AWK/PAWK), Kleine afgelegen eilanden van de V.S.
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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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
 

Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Guam-Andersen AFB en Wake Island Airport bedraagt 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 Networkís 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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