ASN Aircraft accident Lockheed C-130A Hercules N116TG Aubenas
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Wednesday 6 September 2000
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130A Hercules
Operator:T & G Aviation
Registration: N116TG
MSN: 3086
First flight: 1957
Engines: 4 Allison T56-A-9D
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:15 km (9.4 mls) NW Aubenas (   France)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Marseille-Provence Airport (MRS/LFML), France
Destination airport:Marseille-Provence Airport (MRS/LFML), France
The Hercules, operating for the French Sécurité Civile, crashed while it was dumping water over a forest fire in southeastern France.
The aircraft had just carried out a first passage; on the second one it flew into a hill.

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photo of Lockheed-C-130A-Hercules-N116TG
accident date: 06-09-2000
type: Lockheed C-130A Hercules
registration: N116TG


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