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Accident
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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Fecha:martes 22 enero 1985
Hora:ca 09:35
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130A Hercules
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 56-0501
Numéro de série: 3109
Año de Construcción: 1957
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 16 / Ocupantes: 16
Total:Fatalidades: 21 / Ocupantes: 21
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:13 km (8.1 milles) NW de la costa de Trujillo-Capiro Airport (TJI) (   Honduras)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Balboa-Howard AFB (BLB/MPHO), Panamá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Trujillo-Capiro Airport (TJI/MHTJ), Honduras
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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