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ID:

597

Date:

2009-10-28

Headline:

Light shed on C-5s: Report says wheel trouble was known to military

Reporter's name:

James F. Lowe

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Daily Hampshire Gazette

City:

Northampton, MA

Summary:

The Daily Hampshire Gazette (MA) used FOIA to obtain a report from the Air Force Safety Center after a military cargo plane lost two wheels while flying over a local town. It was the sixth time the wheels fell off a C-5 jet, though the first to take place in mid-air, according to the report.

Keywords:

Department of Defense, DOD, Air Force, Air Force Safety Center, military, cargo plane, C-5, wheels, equipment failure

URL:

http://www.gazettenet.com/2009/10/28/light-shed-c-5s


Agencies:

DOD

States:

MA

Categories:

air safety
military
transportation


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