Date & Time: Jun 27, 2008 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Operator:
Registration:
86-0412
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
5098
YOM:
1987
Country:
Iraq
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
34
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

Shortly after take off, crew suspected technical problem and made an emergency landing in a field near the airport. Upon landing, two undercarriage were torn off and other punctured the fuselage. All occupants escaped uninjured and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. On 7 July 2008, USAF soldiers placed explosive on board and destroyed the plane.