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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230099
Last updated: 21 October 2019
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Date:18-OCT-2019
Time:05:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C30J model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed MC-130J Commando II
Owner/operator:United States Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Kadena Air Base (DNA/RODN) -   Japan
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A torque tube of main landing gear was found missing from an MC-130J in a check done in the early morning of 18th October. The missing item was measuring 90 cm x 7.5 cm, and weights 3.6 kg. The missing part has been found later 'within the airfield of United States Forces' (probably Kadena). No reported personal injuries. The incident has reported to Okinawa prefecture in the night of 18th, and was released in the Japanese media on 21st October.

Sources:

https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20191021-00000123-kyodonews-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20191021-00000069-mai-soci


Revision history:

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21-Oct-2019 12:40 isamuel Added

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