C-130 Firefighting Aircraft Crashes In Australia

Credit: USAF
A Lockheed Martin C-130 air tanker has crashed in Australia during a firefighting mission, killing all three crewmembers on board. The aircraft, registered N134CG, took off from Richmond, New South Wales, after midday on Jan. 23 with a load of fire retardant. Tracking contact was lost shortly before...
Adrian Schofield

Adrian is a senior air transport editor for Aviation Week, based in New Zealand. He covers commercial aviation in the Asia-Pacific region.

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