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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Date:Thursday 6 May 2010
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Hercules C.3A (C-130K)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: XV304
C/n / msn: 4272
First flight: 1967
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Brize Norton RAF Station (BZZ) (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Brize Norton RAF Station (BZZ/EGVN), United Kingdom
Destination airport:Brize Norton RAF Station (BZZ/EGVN), United Kingdom
Made a wheels up landing at Brize Norton, Oxfordshire suffering CAT3 damage. Initial investigations found no fault with the aircraft systems. Aircraft used for spares recovery, then Ground Instructional use at Brize Norton.

» Flightglobal (7-5-2011)


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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