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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215350
Last updated: 20 August 2019
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Date:13-SEP-2018
Time:c. 18:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Owner/operator:US Air Force (USAF) 139th Airlift Wing
Registration: 90-1792*
C/n / msn: 382-5245
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 30
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Over North Atlantic -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Shannon airport
Narrative:
The plane (Flight RCH256) suffered of an engine problem over Atlantic one hour before touching Irish coast. The engine was shutdown. The aircraft made a technical stop in Shannon. There were no injuries.

The plane is part of the 139th Airlift Wing, a Missouri Air National Guard unit stationed in St. Joseph, Missouri.

* Registration unconfirmed

Sources:

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/us-military-plane-makes-emergency-landing-at-shannon-1.3628568
https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/--868873.html
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https://www.radarbox24.com/data/flights
https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/8629878


Images:

Photo of 90-1792* courtesy AirHistory.net


Fairford (EGVA / FFD)
21 July 2003; (c) Fergal Goodman

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Sep-2018 21:34 Iceman 29 Added
13-Sep-2018 21:36 Iceman 29 Updated [Aircraft type]
13-Sep-2018 21:47 Iceman 29 Updated [Cn, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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