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Last updated: 27 September 2021
Fecha:viernes 9 abril 2021
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing C-17A Globemaster III
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 10-0223
Numéro de série: F-260/P-223
Año de Construcción: 2013
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Ubicación:Charleston AFB, SC (CHS) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mildenhall RAF Station (MHZ/EGUN), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Charleston AFB, SC (CHS/KCHS), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:RCH351
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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