Accident Lockheed C-130H Hercules 74-1678, Tuesday 13 April 1982
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Date:Tuesday 13 April 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 74-1678
MSN: 4645
Year of manufacture:1976
Fatalities:Fatalities: 27 / Occupants: 27
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Gevenlik -   Turkey
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Erzurum Airport (ERZ/LTCE)
Destination airport:Erzincan Airport (ERC/LTCD)
A Lockheed C-130H Hercules transport plane was destroyed when it crashed near Gevenlik, Turkey. All 27 on board were killed.
The airplane operated on a routine supply run to U.S. personnel based in Turkey. It departed Adana-Incirlik Air Base (ADA) on a flight to Sinop and Erzurum. It was then to return to Incirlik Air Base via Erzincan.
The accident occurred because the engine no. 4 mounting failed, which caused the wing to break off.


The Bulletin - Apr 13, 1982



photo (c) United States Air Force; near Gevenlik; 13 April 1982

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