C-130 History 20 Dec
1965-12-20
345th TCS C-130E 62-1843, c/n 3805 crashed into hill during approach to Tuy Hoa, South Vietnam. The first Hercules assumed to be lost in the air to enemy action [in Southeast Asia]. The aircraft was attempting to land at Tuy Hoa under a very low cloud base when it was hit by ground fire five miles south of the air base and crashed killing all 5 crew members. Enemy action was never actually confirmed to have caused the loss of this aircraft.
  
1997-12-20
Hellenic AF C-130H 750, c/n 4729, crashed into Pastra during landing approach to Tanagra air base.
  
2001-12-20
TNI-AU L-100-30 c/n 4824, crash landing. When it ran off runway during landing at Malikul. Written off