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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Date:Tuesday 18 April 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Operator:Imperial Iranian Air Force - IIAF
Registration: 5-107
C/n / msn: 4118
First flight: 1966
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 23 / Occupants: 23
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Zarand (   Iran)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Saveh Airport (OIIV), Iran
Destination airport:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Iran
Narrative:
Crashed following lightning strike.



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