ASN Aircraft accident Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules N18ST Otay, CA
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Saturday 23 August 1980
Time:16:59
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
Operator:Transamerica Airlines
Registration: N18ST
MSN: 4208
First flight: 1967
Engines: 4 Allison 501-D22A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 1
Aircraft damage: Minor
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Otay, CA (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Panama City-Bay County International Airport, FL (PFN/KPFN), United States of America
Destination airport:San Diego (unknown airport), CA, United States of America
Narrative:
The Hercules cargo plane collided with a free fall parachutist. The pilot of the jump aircraft did not notify air traffic control of the jump activity.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
personnel - miscellaneous-personnel: pilot of other aircraft
personnel - miscellaneous-personnel: other

Sources:
» NTSB


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