Colorado Springs News, Sports & Business

Gazette Premium Content Another C-130 makes emergency landing at Springs airport

Staff reports Updated: April 18, 2011 at 12:00 am

An Air Force C-130 cargo plane developed instrument panel problems, declared an emergency and landed safely at 12:38 p.m. Monday at the Colorado Springs Airport.

The four-engine turbo prop plane had 10 persons aboard and five hours of fuel remaining, according to Mark Earle, director of aviation at the airport.

The C-130 is based at Peterson Air Force Base and was on a training mission, Earle said. It landed without incident with crash crews on stand by.

On Sunday, a California Air National Guard cargo plane - a C-130 J - made a safe, but rough landing Sunday at the Colorado Springs Airport because of a problem with its rear landing gear.

Read more about the emergency landing Sunday.

 

Comment Policy

Colorado Springs Gazette has disabled the comments for this article.
You've reached 4 FREE premium stories this month

Simply register to continue. It's free.

Register Learn more

Already registered? Click here to login.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
SEP
23
SEP
24
SEP
25
SEP
26
SEP
27
SEP
28
SEP
29
SEP
30
OCT
1
OCT
2
OCT
3
OCT
4
OCT
5
OCT
6
Advertisement