Narrative:Flew into rising terrain in poor visibility. The MC-130P was operating as "Ditka 03" on a special ops mission refueling MH-47E Chinook helicopters.
|Date:||Wednesday 13 February 2002|
Lockheed MC-130P Hercules
|Operator:||United States Air Force - USAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 4163|
|First flight:|| 1966|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Hindu Kush mountain range ( Afghanistan)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
Infrared photo taken from MQ-1 Predator
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.