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Last updated: 27 October 2020
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Datum:donderdag 16 mei 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-100 Hercules
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:AREA Ecuador
Registratie: N9267R
Constructienummer: 4146
Bouwjaar: 1966
Motoren: 4 Allison 501-D22
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Macuma (   Ecuador)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
The Hercules landed at Macuma Airfield, but the wheels sank almost 50cm into the soft ground. Timber was then placed under the wheels as a ramp. Engine power was used to move the aircraft, but the no. 1 prop struck the ground, disintegrating on impact. Debris struck the no. 2 engine and a fire erupted. The aircraft was destroyed by fire.



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