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Accident
Last updated: 5 September 2015
Statuts:
Date:lundi 10 juin 1991
Heure:15:40
Type/Sous-type:Lockheed C-130A Hercules
Compagnie:CZX Productions
Immatriculation: J6-SLQ
Numéro de série: 3099
Année de Fabrication: 1957
Moteurs: 4 Allison T56-A-7
Equipage:victimes: 4 / à bord: 4
Passagers:victimes: 3 / à bord: 3
Total:victimes: 7 / à bord: 7
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:près de Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD) (   Angola)
Phase de vol: En montée initiale (ICL)
Nature:Cargo
Aéroport de départ:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Aéroport de destination:Cafunfo Airport (CFF), Angola
Détails:
The Lockheed C-130A Hercules transport plane impacted terrain and burned, shortly after takeoff from Luanda, Angola. All seven on board were killed.
As the aircraft, believed to be loaded with a cargo of fuel, climbed through about 600 m after takeoff when the no. 1 engine reportedly oversped. The aircraft entered a right turn but lost height until the right wing struck the ground. and the aircraft crashed.

The aircraft supposedly carried the a St Lucia registration, J6-SLQ. Formally however, the aircraft was still on the U.S. civil aircraft register as N9724V, owned by a US film-production firm, CZX Productions. It was operated by a Florida company, Questline.
Flight International reports that Dietrich Reinhardt, a German citizen resident in the USA, was linked to both firms. In the past, Reinhardt managed St Lucia Airways, an airline used by the CIA for covert operations, including arms supply to the UNITA guerrillas fighting the government of Angola.


Sources:
» Scramble Vol.13, nr.04
» Lockheed Hercules Production List 1954-2003 / Lars Olausson
» Flight International 19-25 June 1991


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Plan
Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport et Cafunfo Airport est de 520 km (325 miles).

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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