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Last updated: 14 December 2018
Status:Preliminary
Date:Sunday 3 June 2018
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Operator:Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Jaza'eriya
Registration: 7T-WHT
C/n / msn: 4911
First flight: 1981
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Biskra Airport (BSK) (   Algeria)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Biskra Airport (BSK/DAUB), Algeria
Destination airport:Biskra Airport (BSK/DAUB), Algeria
Narrative:
The C-130 Hercules transport plane was returning from a mission to drop skydivers when it crashed on approach to Biskra Airport.
The fuselage broke in three.
One crew member died in hospital of his injuries sustained in the accident.

Sources:
» algerie-focus.com
» alg24.net


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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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