Accident
Last updated: 2 September 2014
Status:
Datum:Freitag 3 September 1976
Zeit:ca 21:45
Flugzeugtyp:Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Fluggesellschaft:Fuerza Aérea Venezolana - FAV
Kennzeichen: 7772
Werknummer: 4408
Baujahr: 1971
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 60 / Insassen: 60
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 68 / Insassen: 68
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Terceira-Lajes Airport, Azores (TER) (   Portugal) show on map
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Bermuda International Airport (BDA/TXKF), Bermuda
Flug nach:Terceira-Lajes Airport, Azores (TER/LPLA), Portugal
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into a hill just short of the runway in heavy rain, associated with Hurricane Emmy. The aircraft was not properly lined up with the runway as it made its approach. The Hercules transported members of the Venezuelan choir Orfeón Universitario to Barcelona, Spain.

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Distance from Bermuda International Airport to Terceira-Lajes Airport, Azores as the crow flies is 3426 km (2141 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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