Date & Time: Jul 26, 2011 at 0900 LT
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Operator:
Registration:
CNA-OQ
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Dakhla - Guelmim - Kenitra
MSN:
4892
YOM:
1981
Country:
Morocco
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
8
Crew fatalities:
8
Pax on board:
72
Pax fatalities:
72
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
80
Circumstances:
On approach to Guelmim, crew did not realise he was flying too low due to poor weather conditions. Aircraft hit a rocky hill 10 km short of runway and disintegrated on impact. Two survivors were rescued but they died a day later. There were on board 60 soldiers, 12 civilians and a crew of eight.