Accident Lockheed WC-130H Hercules 65-0965, Sunday 13 October 1974
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Date:Sunday 13 October 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed WC-130H Hercules
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 65-0965
MSN: 4106
Year of manufacture:1965
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:640 km NNW off Clark Air Base, Philippines [South China Sea] -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Angeles City-Clark Air Base (CRK/RPMK)
Destination airport:Angeles City-Clark Air Base (CRK/RPMK)
The weather reconnaissance plane was gathering information on typhoon Bess. It penetrated the typhoon between Hong Kong and Taiwan and crashed.
Debris was spotted some 400 miles NNW off Clark Air Base.


The News and Courier - Oct 14, 1974


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