Accident description
Last updated: 19 December 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 13 October 1974
Type:Lockheed WC-130H Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 65-0965
C/n / msn: 4106
First flight: 1965
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:South China Sea (   Pacific Ocean) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Angeles City-Clark AB (CRK/RPMK), Philippines
Destination airport:Angeles City-Clark AB (CRK/RPMK), Philippines
Narrative:
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.


Sources:
» The News and Courier - Oct 14, 1974


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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