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Posts Tagged ‘Hercules C-130’

‘Airmageddon’ in Indonesia

Posted by feww on June 30, 2015

Military plane crashes in Medan, Indonesia, killing scores of people

All 113 people on board an Indonesian military transport plane that crashed Tuesday in a major city on the Indonesian island of Sumatra are believed to have been killed, according to the country’s air force chief.

The Hercules C-130 crashed into two houses and a hotel before bursting into flames in a residential area of Medan city [metro pop: ~ 5 million,] according to the chief.

The number of casualties on the ground has not yet been established.

Medan is the capital of the North Sumatra province, and is the fourth largest city in Indonesia.

Mandala Airlines Flight 091

On 5 September 2005, Mandala Airlines Flight 091 crashed into a populated area of Medan shortly after take-off from the city’s airport, killing 149, including 49 people on the ground. Additionally, some of the 17 people on board the plane who survived the crash, and 26 others on the ground who were injured, are believed to have since died as a result of their injuries.

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“103 Dead” in East Algeria Plane Crash

Posted by feww on February 11, 2014

“NO Survivors!”

At least 103 passengers and crew were killed when an Algerian military Hercules C-130 transport plane crashed in the northeast of the country, according to local media.

The plane reportedly crashed in a mountainous area of Oum al-Bouaghi province in bad weather. There were “no survivors,” according to informed sources.

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