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Last updated: 21 September 2021
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Datum:zaterdag 23 januari 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
Operator:Transafrik
On behalf of:Endiama
Registratie: D2-EHD
Constructienummer: 4839
Bouwjaar: 1980
Motoren: 4 Allison 501-D22A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:nabij Luena Airport (LUO) (   Angola)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Luena Airport (LUO/FNUE), Angola
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
Shortly after takeoff from Luena, Angola, the no. 3 engine was hit by an RPG (rocket propelled grenade) fired by UNITA rebels. The no. 3 propeller was blown off but the aircraft landed safely back at Luena. It was ferried to Luanda and then on to Lisbon, Portugal for repairs.

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