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Last updated: 14 November 2019
Status:Definitief
Datum:woensdag 14 oktober 1987
Tijd:07:05 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Zimex Aviation
Registratie: HB-ILF
Constructienummer: 4701
Bouwjaar: 1976
Aantal vlieguren:8772
Aantal vluchten:5708
Motoren: 4 Allison 501-D22A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Totaal:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Slachtoffers op de grond:slachtoffers: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:40 km (25 mijl) W of Kuito (   Angola)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Kuito Airport (SVP/FNKU), Angola
Vliegveld van aankomst:Benguela-Gen V Deslandes Airport (BUG/FNBG), Angola
Beschrijving:
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."

Bronnen:
» 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


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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
 

Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Kuito Airport en Benguela-Gen V Deslandes Airport bedraagt 384 km (240 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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