Accident Lockheed C-130E Hercules 68-10944, Tuesday 28 February 1984
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Date:Tuesday 28 February 1984
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 68-10944
MSN: 4324
Year of manufacture:1969
Fatalities:Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 18
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:4 km NW of Borja -   Spain
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Zaragoza Airport (ZAZ/LEZG)
Destination airport:Zaragoza Airport (ZAZ/LEZG)
The C-130E Hercules departed Zaragoza on a low-level supply drop training mission. Weather in the area included a 1200-feet ceiling with 6 km visibility. The Hercules struck the face of a mesa at an elevation of 2200 feet.


Military aviation disasters : significant losses since 1908 / D. Gero, 1999


photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Frankfurt International Airport (FRA); August 1979

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