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Last updated: 29 October 2020
Date:Tuesday 25 November 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Operator:Heyl Ha'Avir (Israeli Air Force)
Registration: 4X-FBC/203
C/n / msn: 4530
First flight: 1974
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 20 / Occupants: 20
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:56 km (35 mls) SSE of El Arish (   Egypt)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Crashed into the Gebel Halal (also known as Jebel Hallal) mountain. The C-130 was flying through a cloud bank during a night time exercise and flew into the side of the mountain.

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

» Toledo Blade - Nov 27, 1975


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