Narrative:A gear-up emergency landing was carried out in a wheat field after the forward cargo door had opened in flight. The nr.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.
|Date:||Friday 15 April 1966|
|Type:||Lockheed CC-130B Hercules|
|Operator:||Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 3590|
|First flight:|| 1960|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||North Battleford, SK ( Canada)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Rivers RCAF Station, MB (YYI), Canada|
» 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)
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.