Date & Time: Jun 30, 2003 at 1100 LT
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Crew on board:
After takeoff from Boufarik AFB, the crew informed ATC that one of the four engine was on fire and that he tried to make an emergency landing on a highway near Blida. Shortly later, the crew lost control of the aircraft which stalled and crashed near Beni Mered. Eight houses were destroyed and 11 people were killed. 6 others were seriously injured. All 4 occupants were also killed.