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Brazilian C-130 makes belly landing at Anápolis

September 6, 2018 (by Asif Shamim) - A Brazilian Air Force (BAP) C-130H #2474 made an emergency belly landing at Air Wing 2 base in Anápolis with 45 crew and passengers on board.

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FAB C-130H #2474 is seen on the runway after a belly landing at Anápolis airbase on September 6, 2018 with 45 people on board. [Photographer unknown]

The landing occurred on the evening of September 6, after the aircraft suffered an emergency during a flight from Manaus to Brasília.

Video of the landing shows sparks generated by the friction of the fuselage of the C-130 as it slides down the runway.

The Brazilian Air Force have launched an investigation and are looking at the cause.

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