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Last updated: 28 September 2021
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 20 mayo 1959
Hora:17:29
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130A Hercules
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 57-0468
Numéro de série: 3175
Año de Construcción: 1958
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 8
Víctimas en Tierra:Fatalidades: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Ashiya Air Base (   Japón)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Iwo Jima Air Base (IWO/RJAW), Japón
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Ashiya Air Base (RJFA), Japón
Descripción:
The C-130 overshot the runway. The pilot tried to pull up, but the C-130 crashed into Air Force barracks.



Fotos

photo of Lockheed-C-130A-Hercules-57-0468
accident date: 20-05-1959
type: Lockheed C-130A Hercules
registration: 57-0468
 

Map
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 Iwo Jima Air Base to Ashiya Air Base as the crow flies is 1436 km (898 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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