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Last updated: 28 October 2021
Datum:Dienstag 21 Juni 1977
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed EC-130Q Hercules
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 156176
Werknummer: 4280
Baujahr: 1968
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 16 / Insassen: 16
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 16 / Insassen: 16
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1,5 km (0.9 Meilen) vom Land entfernt von Wake Island Airport (AWK) (   U.S. Minor Outlying Islands)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Flug von:Wake Island Airport (AWK/PAWK),
Flug nach:Guam-Agana NAS (NGM),
Crashed into sea after night takeoff.


photo of Lockheed-EC-130Q-Hercules-156176
accident date: 21-06-1977
type: Lockheed EC-130Q Hercules
registration: 156176

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 Wake Island Airport to Guam-Agana NAS as the crow flies is 2402 km (1501 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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