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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
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Date:Friday 10 April 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130A Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 56-0516
C/n / msn: 3124
First flight: 1957
Crew:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:24 km (15 mls) SE off Okinawa-Naha AFB (AHA) (   Japan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Okinawa-Naha AFB (AHA), Japan
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Bleed air leak and double engine failure; ditched.

Classification:
Ditching

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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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