Accident Lockheed CC-130B Hercules 10304, Friday 15 April 1966
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Date:Friday 15 April 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed CC-130B Hercules
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: 10304
MSN: 3590
Year of manufacture:1960
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:North Battleford, SK -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Rivers RCAF Station, MB (YYI)
Destination airport:
A gear-up emergency landing was carried out in a wheat field after the forward cargo door had opened in flight. The no. 1 engine could not be shut down after the emergency landing, probably because of FOD damage. The Hercules described a semi-circle before coming to rest.


E-mail from Mark Robinson, 2006-11-20
The C-130 Hercules turns 50 / by Vic Johnson. In: Air Force (Vol. 28 No.4, Winter 2004/2005)

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