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Last updated: 7 May 2021
Date:Thursday 27 November 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130M Hercules
Operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: 2470
MSN: 4441
First flight: 1972
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Martin Air Base, King George Island (   Antarctica)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Punta Arenas-Carlos Ibañez Airport (PUQ/SCCI), Chile
Destination airport:Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Martin Air Base, King George Island (TNM/SCRM), Antarctica
The Lockheed C-130M Hercules transport plane suffered a landing accident at Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Martin Air Base, King George Island, Antarctica.
The right hand main landing gear reportedly collapsed while landing on runway 29. The no. 4 propeller separated.

The Brazilian Air Force started the first phase of repair works in March and April 2015. Plans are to fly the plane back to Brazil between November 2015 and January 2016.

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Distance from Punta Arenas-Carlos Ibañez Airport to Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Martin Air Base, King George Island as the crow flies is 1236 km (772 miles).

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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