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Last updated: 25 October 2020
Datum:dinsdag 11 februari 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130H-30 Hercules
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Jaza'eriya
Registratie: 7T-WHM
Constructienummer: 4919
Bouwjaar: 1982
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 72 / inzittenden: 73
Totaal:slachtoffers: 76 / inzittenden: 77
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij An Kercha (   Algerije)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Ouargla-Ain Beida Airport (OGX/DAUU), Algerije
Vliegveld van aankomst:Constantine-Mohamed Boudiaf International Airport (CZL/DABC), Algerije
An Algerian Air Force Lockheed C-130H Hercules transport plane crashed in a mountainous area near An Kercha, about 30 km south of Constantine Airport, Algeria.
There were 77 persons on board, according to Algerian military sources. One person survived the accident. The airplane carried military families on a flight from Tamanrasset to Constantine. An en route stop was made at Ouargla.
The accident location would suggest that the airplane was flying an ILS approach to runway 34 at Constantine Airport. The accident location was at about 16 DME. A Category C or D ILS-approach should be initiated from an altitude of 6730 feet at 12,5 DME, according to approach charts.

» Algeria National Defense Ministry
» El Watan

METAR Weather report:
10:00 UTC / 11:00 local time:
DABC 111000Z 28010KT 8000 -RA SCT020 FEW023CB BKN026 04/03 Q1015

10:30 UTC / 11:30 local time:
DABC 111030Z 29012G22KT 8000 -RA SCT020 FEW023CB BKN026 05/03 Q1015

11:00 UTC / 12:00 local time:
DABC 111100Z 30017G28KT 8000 FEW010 FEW023CB BKN026 05/03 Q1015
11:00Z: Wind 300 degrees, 17 knots, gusting to 28 knots; Visibility: 8 km; few clouds at 1000 feet, few Cumulonimbus clouds at 2300 feet, broken clouds at 2600 feet; Temperature: 5C, Dew point: 3C.

11:30 UTC / 12:30 local time:
DABC 111130Z 30019KT 8000 FEW010 FEW023CB BKN026 08/05 Q1015

12:00 UTC / 13:00 local time:
DABC 111200Z 31017G27KT 8000 FEW013 FEW023CB BKN026 07/03 Q1015


photo of Lockheed-C-130H-30-Hercules-7T-WHM
accident date: 11-02-2014
type: Lockheed C-130H-30 Hercules
registration: 7T-WHM
photo of Lockheed-C-130H-30-Hercules-7T-WHM
accident date: 11-02-2014
type: Lockheed C-130H-30 Hercules
registration: 7T-WHM

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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 Ouargla-Ain Beida Airport en Constantine-Mohamed Boudiaf International Airport bedraagt 494 km (309 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networks 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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Lockheed C-130

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  • 306e ongeval
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