Accident Lockheed HC-130H Hercules 65-0990, Tuesday 4 February 1969
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Date:Tuesday 4 February 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed HC-130H Hercules
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 65-0990
MSN: 4151
Year of manufacture:1966
Fatalities:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 14
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:off Taiwan -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
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A USAF Lockheed HC-130H Hercules transport plane was destroyed when it struck surface of the sea off Taiwan and crashed. One crew member survived, 13 were killed. The Hercules was dispatched to search for survivors of Japanese freighter 'Shoka Maru' which sank en route between Japan and Cambodia.


The Windsor Star - Feb 5, 1969

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