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Last updated: 8 December 2019
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Date:xx FEB 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
Operator:Transafrik
On behalf of:Endiama
Registration: D2-EHD
C/n / msn: 4839
First flight: 1980
Engines: 4 Allison 501-D22A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:near Luena Airport (LUO) (   Angola)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Dundo Airport (DUE/FNDU), Angola
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
After taking off from Dundo, Angola, the aircraft was hit by a SAM missile fired by UNITA rebels. It was hit in the right wing and caught fire. The Canadian captain managed to get it back to the airport. Shortly after stopping, the right wing burned off. It was repaired on site with a new wing flown in.

Classification:
Shot down from the ground
Forced landing on runway

Sources:
» Hotel Hercules / Don Rogers


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