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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160496
Last updated: 18 December 2018
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Date:10-SEP-1998
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 96-0006
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Vestmannaeyjar Airport -   Iceland
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Vestmannaeyjar Airport
Narrative:
Upon landing, the plane encountered a landing gear failure.

Air Force accident investigation board later determined that the accident occurred due to the failure of the trunnion collar spud of the main landing gear, caused by a technique used to clean the component. Damage to the right main landing gear was substantial, and was classified as a determined a Class A mishap. A Class A mishap involve damages worth at least $1 million.



Sources:

http://www.mcchordairmuseum.org/REV%20B%20OUR%20HISTORY%20%20NAME%20C-17%2096-0006%20SP%20OF%20BERLIN.htm


Revision history:

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14-Sep-2013 09:35 gerard57 Added

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