Date & Time: Sep 17, 1999
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Santa Lucía AFB - Santa Lucía AFB
Mt La Paila
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The four engine aircraft departed Santa Lucía AFB on a local training flight. While flying in clouds, the aircraft struck the slope of Mt La Paila (2,865 metres high) located about 57 km northeast of the airbase. All five crew members were killed.
Controlled flight into terrain.