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Last updated: 23 March 2019
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Date:Thursday 28 August 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Argentina - FAA
Registration: TC-62
C/n / msn: 4309
First flight: 1968
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 114
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tucumán Airport, TU (   Argentina)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tucumán Airport, TU, Argentina
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Leftist guerillas set off explosives on the runway as the C-130 Hercules was attempting to take off at Tucumán Airport. Four were killed and 35 occupants were injured.

Sources:
» The Straits Times 30 August 1975, p2


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