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Accident description
Last updated: 3 December 2016
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 29 April 2004
Time:19:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Operator:Air National Guard
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, MN (MSP) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, MN (MSP/KMSP), United States of America
Destination airport:Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, MN (MSP/KMSP), United States of America
Narrative:
The Hercules, on a routine local training flight, had to circle Minneapolis for a while because of landing gear problems. The transport plane landed with no problems, but as it began to taxi toward the National Guard apron, the right-side main landing gear collapsed. The right wing hit the ground, causing the number four engine to strike the runway. The engine caught fire, but this was put out quickly by the airport fire services.

Sources:
» Pioneer Press


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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.
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