- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: July 15, 1996
Time: c 18:00
Location: Near Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Operator: Military - Belgian Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: Villafranca, Italy - Eindhoven AB
AC Type: Lockheed C-130H
Registration: CH-06
cn / ln: 4473
Aboard: 41   (passengers:37  crew:4)
Fatalities: 34   (passengers:30  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed and burned while attempting to land at Eindhoven Air Base. The aircraft collided with a large flock of lapwings and starlings, causing failure of the No. 1, 2, and 3 engines after which the port wing hit the ground and the plane exploded in flames. Aboard were members of a Dutch Army Band returning from Italy.
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