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Last updated: 12 November 2019
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Date:Saturday 27 May 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130B Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 59-1534
C/n / msn: 3570
First flight: 1960
Engines: 4 Allison T56-A-7
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ramstein Air Force Base (RMS (   Germany)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Ramstein AFB (RMS/ETAR), Germany
Narrative:
The C-130 suffered a single engine failure and veered off runway on landing at Ramstein AFB, Germany.

The fuselage and wings were used to repair another C-130B (58-0734, msn 3530) which had been damaged at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany in 1961.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Lockheed Hercules Production List 1954-2003 / Lars Olausson


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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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