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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195620
Last updated: 25 January 2020
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Date:22-MAY-2017
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-5M Galaxy
Owner/operator:US Air Force
Registration: 86-0020
C/n / msn: 500-0106
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Rota Air Base (LERT), Province of Cadiz -   Spain
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:NAVSTA Rota (ROZ/LERT)
Narrative:
On Approach to Rota Air Base, the Crew was unable to extend the nose landing gear.
Aircraft landed safely , no injuries to Crew, apparent minor damage to the aircraft.

18 july 2017: The USAF grounded C-5 Galaxy cargo planes based at Dover Air Force Base for inspection of landing gears.

Sources:

https://theaviationist.com/2017/05/23/u-s-air-force-c-5-galaxy-performs-nose-gear-up-landing-at-rota-air-base-in-spain/
https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/8004700


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-May-2017 05:34 Rumbachtaler Added
24-May-2017 14:31 Geno Updated [Cn, Location, Destination airport, Source]
24-May-2017 15:59 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
25-May-2017 11:56 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
19-Jul-2017 15:41 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Narrative]

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