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Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Datum:Dienstag 22 Januar 1985
Zeit:ca 09:35
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130A Hercules
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 56-0501
Werknummer: 3109
Baujahr: 1957
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 16 / Insassen: 16
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 21
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:13 km (8.1 Meilen) NW vom Land entfernt von Trujillo-Capiro Airport (TJI) (   Honduras)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Balboa-Howard AFB (BLB/MPHO), Panama
Flug nach:Trujillo-Capiro Airport (TJI/MHTJ), Honduras
Unfallbericht:
The Hercules struck the sea in a left-wing low attitude with gear and flaps retracted. The airplane was positioning for a visual approach to the coastal airport of Trujillo. Weather at the time of the accident was a 1500 feet ceiling and a visibility of 2,5 km.

Informationsquelle:
» Military aviation disasters : significant losses since 1908 / D. Gero, 1999


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Distance from Balboa-Howard AFB to Trujillo-Capiro Airport as the crow flies is 1034 km (646 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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