Emergency Landing at Sondy


"D" model C-130, 70-495, overhead at Sondrestrom AB, Greenland, with drooped right main ski. Note opened crew doors at rear of aircraft in preparation for evacuation of aircraft if necessary. Aircraft 495 "rests in peace" buried on the Greenland ice cap.




C-130D, 70-495, on the ground at Sondrestrom. At left center is the 17th TCS crew truck, and on the right center are the "Lockheed Staff Cars" which provided fire protection during any C-130 "incidents."

Photos by Linzel Fulton, Admin. Section

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