Accident description
Last updated: 26 October 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 27 April 1967
Type:Lockheed CC-130E Hercules
Operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: 130309
C/n / msn: 4050
First flight: 1965
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2,5 km (1.6 mls) from Trenton Airport, ON (YTR) (   Canada)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Trenton Airport, ON (YTR/CYTR), Canada
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Hercules crashed during a night training flight due to elevator trim failure on takeoff.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» The C-130 Hercules turns 50 / by Vic Johnson. In: Air Force (Vol. 28 No.4, Winter 2004/2005)


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