Date & Time: Jun 3, 2018
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Operator:
Registration:
7T-WHT
Flight Type:
Skydiving
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Biskra - Biskra
MSN:
4911
YOM:
1981
Country:
Algeria
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
9
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Following an uneventful paratroopers mission in the region of Biskra, the crew was returning to Biskra-Mohamed Khider Airport when, on final approach, the airplane crashed few km short of runway and came to rest, broken in two. All nine crew members were injured and the aircraft was destroyed. A day later, one of the survivor died from his injuries.