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Last updated: 17 September 2019
Date:Sunday 25 August 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130A Hercules
Operator:International Air Response
Registration: N119TG
C/n / msn: 3227
First flight: 1959
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Santa Barbara Airport, CA (SBA) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Santa Maria Public Airport, CA (SMX/KSMX), United States of America
Destination airport:Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, AZ (AZA/KIWA), United States of America
A Lockheed C-130A, N119TG, was substantially damaged when it suffered a runway excursion after landing at Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (KSBA/SBA), California. The seven people onboard were not injured.

The aircraft departed from Santa Maria with the planned destination being Phoenix Gateway Airport. Shortly after the takeoff, the crew reported hydraulic problems and diverted to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport.

Hydraulic system problem
Forced landing on runway



photo of Lockheed-C-130A-Hercules-N119TG
accident date: 25-08-2019
type: Lockheed C-130A Hercules
registration: N119TG

Video, social media

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Santa Maria Public Airport, CA to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, AZ as the crow flies is 824 km (515 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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