Lockheed C-130 Hercules crash-lands at Santa Barbara Airport, California, USA

Status: Preliminary
Date: Sunday 25 August 2019
Time: 22:20
Type: Lockheed C-130A Hercules
Operator: International Air Response
Registration: N119TG
C/n / msn: 3227
First flight: 1959
Crew: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location: Santa Barbara Airport, CA (SBA) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature: Unknown
Departure airport: Santa Maria Public Airport, CA (SMX/KSMX), United States of America
Destination airport: Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, AZ (AZA/KIWA), United States of America

A private Lockheed C-130A, N119TG, was substantially damaged when it suffered a runway excursion after landing at Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (KSBA/SBA), California. The seven people onboard were not injured.

The aircraft departed from Santa Maria with the planned destination being Phoenix Gateway Airport. Shortly after the takeoff, the crew reported hydraulic problems and diverted to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport.