November 9, 2018 (by Asif Shamim) - A Pakistani Air Force C-130 (believed to be #4180) crash landed at Nur Khan airbase in Rawalpindi on Friday.
PAF C-130 on fire after a hard landing at Nur Khan AB on November 9, 2018. [Photographer Unknown]
The aircraft was making a routine landing when the tyre burst and skidded off the runway. The aircraft caught fire after hitting a wall. The aircrew safely evacuated the aircraft as reported by local authorities.
The C-130 was on a routine training flight, said a spokesman for the service and added that the fire was extinguished and all crew members are safe.
A board of inquiry has been ordered by Air Headquarters to ascertain the cause of the incident., added the PAF spokesman.