Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 3 septiembre 1976
Hora:ca 21:45
Tipo:Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Operador:Fuerza Aérea Venezolana - FAV
Registración: 7772
Numéro de série: 4408
Año de Construcción: 1971
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 60 / Ocupantes: 60
Total:Fatalidades: 68 / Ocupantes: 68
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Terceira-Lajes Airport, Azores (TER) (   Portugal) show on map
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bermuda International Airport (BDA/TXKF), Bermudas
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Terceira-Lajes Airport, Azores (TER/LPLA), Portugal
Descripción:
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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