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Date:Thursday 29 April 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana
Registration: HC-BEF/FAE743
C/n / msn: 4743
First flight: 1977
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:15 km (9.4 mls) from Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO) (   Ecuador)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport (GYE/SEGU), Ecuador
Destination airport:Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO/SEQU), Ecuador
Narrative:
Crashed into mountain during missed approach in poor weather conditions.

Sources:
» Brownsville Herald April 30,1982


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Distance from Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport to Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport as the crow flies is 271 km (170 miles).

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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