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Last updated: 20 June 2019
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Date:Monday 5 June 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 62-1805
C/n / msn: 3759
First flight: 1963
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Magong AFB (MZG) (   Taiwan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Taipei-Songshan Airport (TSA/RCSS), Taiwan
Destination airport:Taipei-Songshan Airport (TSA/RCSS), Taiwan
Narrative:
Ditched and sank after undercarriage explosion.

Classification:
Ditching

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