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Last updated: 26 November 2015
Datum:maandag 10 juni 1991
Type:Lockheed C-130A Hercules
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:CZX Productions
Registratie: J6-SLQ
Constructienummer: 3099
Bouwjaar: 1957
Motoren: 4 Allison T56-A-7
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Totaal:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD) (   Angola)
Fase: InitiŰle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Vliegveld van aankomst:Cafunfo Airport (CFF), Angola
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.

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


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport en Cafunfo Airport bedraagt 520 km (325 miles).

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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