ASN Aircraft accident Lockheed C-130B Hercules 404 Waterkloof Air Force Base (WKF)
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Date:Monday 25 January 2010
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130B Hercules
Operator:South African Air Force - SAAF
Registration: 404
MSN: 3764
First flight: 1963
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Waterkloof Air Force Base (WKF) (   South Africa)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Waterkloof Air Force Base (WKF/FAWK), South Africa
Destination airport:Waterkloof Air Force Base (WKF/FAWK), South Africa
The C-130B was damaged during a touch-and-go training mission. One of the wheels separated from the nose gear and travelled under the belly causing considerable damage.

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Lockheed C-130

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  • 296th loss
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