January 18, 2010

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

At 21:50Z, RCH396, C130, enroute from Pope Air Force Base (KPOB) to St. John?s (CYYT), advised of a possible gear problem. On final approach to St. John?s the flight declared an emergency and landed without incident at 22:13Z.

January 10, 2010

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

RCH396, C130, enroute from Little Rock Air Force Base (KLRF) to St. John?s (CYYT), at 22:35Z, 30 nautical miles from St. John?s, advised that it would have to shut down the number 3 engine. At 22:46Z, 10 nautical miles from St. John?s, the aircraft declared an emergency and shutdown the engine. No assistance was required. The aircraft landed in St. John?s without further incident at 22:54Z. Nil TSB.