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Last updated: 20 September 2021
Datum:Freitag 9 April 2021
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing C-17A Globemaster III
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 10-0223
Werknummer: F-260/P-223
Baujahr: 2013
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Schwer beschädigt
Unfallort:Charleston AFB, SC (CHS) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:Mildenhall RAF Station (MHZ/EGUN), Großbritannien
Flug nach:Charleston AFB, SC (CHS/KCHS), USA
A C-17A Globemaster III transport aircraft suffered a fire on the left-hand side of the aircraft after landing at Charleston AFB, South Carolina, USA. The fire originated in the area of the undercarriage and spread along the fuselage. Air base fire services extinguished the fire quickly.



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Distance from Mildenhall RAF Station to Charleston AFB, SC as the crow flies is 6516 km (4073 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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