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27 Jun 2008 C-130H #86-0412 of the USAF (a forward deployed aircraft assigned to the Air Force Reserve Command's 95th Airlift Squadron, 440th Airlift Wing at Pope AFB, North Carolina) performed an emergency crash landing at a barren field northeast of Baghdad, Iraq following the loss of all four engines. There were no fatalities. After all usable parts were stripped from the aircraft, it was dismantled by a series of controlled explosions by the 447th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron. The wreckage was then transported to a secure US installation.


4 Aug 2008 C-130H 1212 of the United Arab Emirates Air Force overran runway at Bagram Air Base, Kabul, burned.
25 Aug 2008 L-100-20 4593 of the Philippine Air Force (220th Airlift Wing based in Mactan, Cebu), crashed at 2055 hrs. into sea shortly after take off in Davao City in Mindanao. The aircraft, built in 1975, had lost contact after taking off from Davao International Airport shortly before midnight. The cause of the crash was unknown. Two pilots, seven crewmen which consists of an Instructor Flight Engineer, student flight engineer, Crew Chief, two Load Masters, one student Load Master and a flight mechanic,and two Scout Rangers were on board when it crashed. Until now the authorities are still solving the plane's mysterious crash.