Unfallbericht:A Lockheed C-130H Hercules transport plane was destroyed when it crashed near Gevenlik, Turkey. All 27 on board were killed.
|Datum:||Dienstag 13 April 1982|
|Flugzeugtyp:||Lockheed C-130H Hercules|
|Fluggesellschaft:||United States Air Force - USAF|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9|
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 18|
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 27 / Insassen: 27 |
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||nahe Gevenlik (Türkei)
|Flugphase:|| Während des Fluges (ENR)|
|Flug von:||Erzurum Airport (ERZ/LTCE), Türkei|
|Flug nach:||Erzincan Airport (ERC/LTCD), Türkei|
The airplane operated on a routine supply run to U.S. personnel based in Turkey. It departed Adana-Incirlik AB (ADA) on a flight to Sinop and Erzurum. It was then to return to Incirlik Air Base via Erzincan.
The accident occurred because the engine no. 4 mounting failed, which caused the wing to break off.
» The Bulletin - Apr 13, 1982
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Erzurum Airport to Erzincan Airport as the crow flies is 142 km (89 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.