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Last updated: 29 November 2020
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Fecha:domingo 31 julio 1983
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-5A Galaxy
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 70-0446
Numéro de série: 500-0060
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Shemya AFB, AK (SYA) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Shemya AFB, AK (SYA/PASY), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Crashed on landing at Shemya, Alaska. The C-5 approached below the glide slope, hit an embankment short of the runway and bounced back into the air before coming to rest on the runway. Structural damage was extensive. The airplane keel and two structural mainframes were broken, and the two aft main landing gear bogies were sheared from the airplane. There were no fatalities.
A joint USAF/Lockheed team made repairs enabling a one-time ferry flight from Shemya to the Lockheed plant in Marietta, Georgia. In addition to the structural repairs, the airplane also received an improved landing gear system (common to the then-new C-5B), wing modification, and a color weather radar upgrade. The airplane was returned to service, and was transferred to the Texas Air National Guard.

Fuentes:
» Lockheed C-5 Galaxy on Wikipedia


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accident date: 31-07-1983
type: Lockheed C-5A Galaxy
registration: 70-0446
photo of Lockheed-C-5A-Galaxy-70-0446
accident date: 31-07-1983
type: Lockheed C-5A Galaxy
registration: 70-0446
photo of Lockheed-C-5A-Galaxy-70-0446
accident date: 31-07-1983
type: Lockheed C-5A Galaxy
registration: 70-0446
 
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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