Narrative:The Lockheed Hercules sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Sharana AB, Afghanistan. The airplane came to rest beside the runway. The number 4 propeller separated from the engine and the undercarriage was pushed up into the wheel wells.
|Date:||Friday 4 June 2010|
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
|Operating for:||National Airlines (National Air Cargo)|
|C/n / msn:|| 4134|
|First flight:|| 1966|
|Engines:|| 4 Allison 501-D22A|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Sharana Air Base ( Afghanistan)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
Sharana has a single asphalt runway (14/32) measuring 4265 X 82 feet. The runway has a 2,5 degree slope. Crews are a.o. warned for a 25-200ft drop off on both sides of runway shoulders.
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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.