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123 USAF Hercs grounded

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123 USAF Hercs grounded

Post by Skymaster » Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:50 am

Cracks in lower centre wing joints have led to the temporary grounding of 123 of 450 C-130H and C-130Js for checking.

https://www.defensenews.com/air/2019/08 ... ing-found/

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Re: 123 USAF Hercs grounded

Post by reach1 » Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:01 pm

Most now back in service believe only 2. Require work before returning to service .

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Re: 123 USAF Hercs grounded

Post by PeteHemsley » Sat Aug 31, 2019 4:23 pm

Cracks in the centre wing box is the most common fault on All c130.

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