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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 24 March 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Hercules C.1 (C-130K)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: XV180
C/n / msn: 4196
First flight: 1967
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Fairford RAF Station (FFD) (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Fairford RAF Station (FFD/EGVA), United Kingdom
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed when one engine went into reverse on takeoff.

Sources:
» Scramble 316


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