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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 2 February 2010
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Operator:Polish Air Force
Registration: 1506
C/n / msn: 4527
First flight: 1974
Engines: 4 Allison T56-A-7
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Mazar-I-Sharif Airport (MZR) (   Afghanistan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The C-130 transport plane made a forced landing at Mazar-I-Sharif Airport (MZR), Afghanistan. The airframe had been subjected to severe stresses in-flight causing the separation of both elevators and part of the right hand main gear door. The fuselage at the wing root was severely distorted on both sides of the airplane.

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» Zaloga Herculesa o krok od smierci (Altair, 18-02-2010) - with photos


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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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