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Date:Wednesday 19 October 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130B Hercules
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Colombiana
Registration: FAC-1014
MSN: 3674
First flight: 1962
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 53
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Apiay (   Colombia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Florencia Airport (FLA/SKFL), Colombia
Destination airport:Marandúa Air Base (SKUA), Colombia
Narrative:
The C-130 Hercules was damaged en route to Marandúa Air Base when a grenade exploded on board. One soldier died, seven others were injured. Hydraulic lines were damaged and an emergency landing was performed at Villavicencio.

Classification:
Forced landing on runway

Sources:
» Explosión en un avión cobró la vida de un militar (elcolombiano.com, 19 Oct. 2016)


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Distance from Florencia Airport to Marandúa Air Base as the crow flies is 876 km (547 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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