Military - U.S. Air Force

Military - U.S. Air Force Thursday February 26, 1981
The military transport crashed into Subic Bay, 15 miles west-northwest of Cubi Point Naval Air Station where it had taken off an hour earlier and where it was on approach to land. Witnesses saw the aircraft flying at a low altitude just before crashing into the sea and exploding in flames.

Crash Details

DateThursday February 26, 1981
LocationOff Tabones Island Philippines
Passengers15
Crew9
Fatalities23
Survivors1
Aircraft TypeLockheed MC-130E-Y
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Air Force
Registration64-0564
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Off Tabones Island Philippines
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed MC-130E-Y
1981