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Last updated: 3 August 2020
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Date:Friday 14 April 2006
Time:14:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Operator:Air Force of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Registration: 9T-TCB
C/n / msn: 4416
First flight: 1971
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH) (   Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH/FZAA), Democratic Republic of the Congo
Destination airport:Kinshasa-N'Djili Airport (FIH/FZAA), Democratic Republic of the Congo
Narrative:
The Hercules had been parked at Kinshasa for several years and was being used for some trial flights. Reportedly the left main landing gear either did not extend or collapsed on landing.

Sources:
» Congo-Kinshasa: Crash d'un Hercule C- 130 des Fardc à l'aéroport de N'Djili (Le Potentiel, 18-4-2006)


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photo of Lockheed-C-130H-Hercules-9T-TCB
accident date: 14-04-2006
type: Lockheed C-130H Hercules
registration: 9T-TCB
photo of Lockheed-C-130H-Hercules-9T-TCB
accident date: 14-04-2006
type: Lockheed C-130H Hercules
registration: 9T-TCB
photo of Lockheed-C-130H-Hercules-9T-TCB
accident date: 14-04-2006
type: Lockheed C-130H Hercules
registration: 9T-TCB
 

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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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