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Last updated: 16 October 2021
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Date:Sunday 18 August 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Operator:Zaire Air Force
Registration: 9T-TCD
MSN: 4422
First flight: 1971
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 24 / Occupants: 24
Total:Fatalities: 31 / Occupants: 31
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Kisangani (   Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

Sources:
» Nederlands dagblad, 22 Aug 1974
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