C-130 Mishap Photos

LC-130R 159131 crashed while attempting landing during recovery of LC-130R 148321 at site D59 on December 9, 1987 on the Antarctica. Sadly LCDR Bruce Bailey and AK2 Donal M. Beatty were both killed in the mishap. [USN photo courtesy of VXE-6 website]


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    Crashed on landing while bringing in spares for LC-130F BuNo 148321 at Carrefour, Antarctica when it was damaged on February 1, 1971.

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