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Crashed Chile plane had emergency in 2016 – Air Force

Dec 15, 2019 - 8:36 AM

The Air Force continues its probe into a Chilean Hercules C-130's crash, which killed all 21 passengers and 17 crew aboard

REMNANTS. Military personnel transport on December 13, 2019 the landing gear of the C-130 Hercules transport plane which crashed in the sea on its way to Antarctica. Photo by Pablo Cozzaglio/AFP

Chile says no hope of survivors from missing plane

Dec 13, 2019 - 1:07 PM

'The condition of the plane wreckage that was found makes it practically impossible that there are survivors from this air accident,' says Chile's Air Force chief

Pilots get off a F-16 plane after combing waters off the southern tip of South America searching for the Chilean Air Force C-130 Hercules cargo plane that went missing with 38 people aboard, at Chabunco army base in Punta Arenas, Chile, on December 12, 2019. Chile confirmed Thursday that human remains and debris found by search ships are from a military plane reported missing with 38 people aboard, and the chances of finding survivors is "practically impossible." PABLO COZZAGLIO / AFP

Air Force plane crashes in Indonesia killing all onboard

Dec 18, 2016 - 12:39 PM

The plane crashed just 4 minutes before it s scheduled landing marking yet another accident for the armed forces

Buntut pesawat Hercules milik TNI AU C-130 HS, A-1334 rute Timika-Wamena yang jatuh di Wamena, Papua, pada 18 Desember 2016. Foto istimewa

Gov't planes bring relief goods to isolated Aurora towns

Oct 21, 2015 - 2:53 PM

UPDATED It is the first time government relief goods are flown to Aurora where some towns have been destroyed and isolated since Typhoon Lando Koppu made landfall Sunday morning

FOOD PACKS. Relief goods are unloaded from a C-130 plane in Baler, Aurora. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Taliban says shot down crashed US C-130 plane in Afghanistan

Oct 02, 2015 - 9:34 AM

UPDATED The crash which occurred at about midnight local time on Friday left 6 US soldiers and 5 civilian contractors dead

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Jul 01, 2015 - 8:47 PM

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Jul 01, 2015 - 12:10 PM

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Indonesia plane crash toll rises to 142

Jul 01, 2015 - 7:36 AM

3RD UPDATE New witness accounts emerge of terrifying scenes with one man describing how the plane flew low and then smashed into a building producing flames as high as 4 stories

INDONESIA PLANE CRASH. A picture taken with super wide lens shows Indonesian rescuers searching for victims of the crashed military airplane at the crash site in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, June 30, 2015. Photo by Yudha Lesmana/EPA

Brand new plane for PH Air Force arrives in Clark

Mar 23, 2015 - 6:10 PM

The back to back natural and man made disasters of 2013 have highlighted the need for a better lift capability for the Air Force which maintains 3 operational C 130s

BRAND NEW: The first of 3 brand new C295 cargo planes acquired by the Philippine Air Force land on Clark Air Base. PAF photo

Algeria plane crash survivor found: emergency services

Feb 11, 2014 - 10:10 PM

The C 130 Hercules aircraft was carrying 103 passengers

Mandela returns home

Dec 14, 2013 - 10:45 PM

The anti apartheid icon is set to be buried Sunday December 15 ending 10 days of national mourning and global tributes

Chopper carrying Yolanda relief supplies crashes in Bulacan

Nov 25, 2013 - 7:46 PM

The two passengers on board are safe They were rescued by a US C 130 aircraft coming from typhoon ravaged Tacloban City

RESCUED. Passengers of an ill-fated helicopter helping in relief efforts in Visayas get rescued in waters off Bulacan

Haiyan exposes military’s vulnerabilities

Nov 19, 2013 - 9:25 AM

On the ground while local government officials are supposed to be the first responders in many cases and in reality it is the military that fills in the gaps