Crash of a Lockheed C-130E Hercules at Santa Maria AFB: 7 killed
Date & Time: Jun 24, 1985
Santa Maria AFB - Santa Maria AFB
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Pax on board:
The crew was completing a local training flight at Santa Maria AFB. While completing a new circuit, weather conditions deteriorated and the visibility was limited due to fog. On final, the crew failed to realize his altitude was too low when the aircraft struck the ground and disintegrated few km from the airport. All 7 crew members were killed.