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C-130 mishap at Hill AFB

August 17, 2014 (by Asif Shamim) - A C-130H (#92-1533) from the 187th AS declared an inflight emergency and performed a wheels up landing at Hill Air Force Base at 13:00hrs yesterday.

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Emergency crews are seen responding to an incident involving C-130H3 #92-1533 from 187 AS that made a hard landing at Hill AFB on August 17, 2014. The aircraft sustained damage including a small fire. [Photo by unknown]

There were no injuries to the six crew-members onboard the aircraft. The C-130 is owned by the 153rd Airlift Wing with the Wyoming Air National Guard. The aircrew was conducting fire-fighting missions and was scheduled to arrive at Hill AFB to refuel and resupply.

More information will be provided as available and an investigation will be conducted.


Courtesy of 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

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