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Last updated: 21 September 2020
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Date:Monday 8 June 2020
Time:22:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130H3 Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 94-6706
C/n / msn: 5398
First flight: 1995
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 26
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 33
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Al Taji Army Air Field (   Iraq)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ali Al Salem Air Base (OKAS), Kuwait
Destination airport:Al Taji Army Air Field (ORTI), Iraq
Narrative:
Upon landing, the aircraft suffered a runway excursion and crashed into a concrete wall. On board were 7 crew and 26 passengers. Four occupants were injured.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» www.c-130.net
» https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/33942/air-force-c-130h-smacks-into-wall-bursts-into-flames-after-overshooting-runway-in-iraq
» https://www.airforcemag.com/four-injured-when-c-130-overruns-runway-in-iraq/


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Distance from Ali Al Salem Air Base to Al Taji Army Air Field as the crow flies is 555 km (347 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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