Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 28 July 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 31 January 1991
Type:Lockheed AC-130H Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 69-6567
C/n / msn: 4341
First flight: 1969
Crew:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Ras Al Khafji (   Saudi Arabia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Shot down by a surface to air missile during operation 'Desert Storm'.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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