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Last updated: 6 December 2019
Estado:Final
Fecha:miércoles 14 octubre 1987
Hora:07:05 UTC
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
Operador:Zimex Aviation
Registración: HB-ILF
Numéro de série: 4701
Año de Construcción: 1976
Horas Totales de la Célula:8772
Ciclos:5708
Motores: 4 Allison 501-D22A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Víctimas en Tierra:Fatalidades: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:40 km (25 milles) W of Kuito (   Angola)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kuito Airport (SVP/FNKU), Angola
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Benguela-Gen V Deslandes Airport (BUG/FNBG), Angola
Descripción:
The Hercules aircraft took off from Kuito at 06:50 UTC for a return flight to Benguela. On climbout a no. 1 engine failure was simulated by the pilot. The aircraft then continued to climb to FL240. At 4 min 36sec after takeoff, the no. 3 engine exploded. A fire then erupted. The Hercules descended fast and collided with 8 houses of the Cancao village, killing two people on the ground.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident can be explained by the fact that the aircraft was struck by ground fire or a missile, the origin of which couldn't be established."

Fuentes:
» Schlussbericht der Eidgenössischen Flugunfall-Untersuchungskommission über den Unfall des Flugzeuges Lockheed 382G-44K-30 "Hercules" HB-ILF vom 14. Oktober 1987 40km W Kuito (Angola), Nr. 1987/A 26 1366


Fotos

photo of Lockheed-L-100-30-Hercules-HB-ILF
accident date: 14-10-1987
type: Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
registration: HB-ILF
photo of Lockheed-L-100-30-Hercules-HB-ILF
accident date: 14-10-1987
type: Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
registration: HB-ILF
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kuito Airport to Benguela-Gen V Deslandes Airport as the crow flies is 384 km (240 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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