Tag: KC-130T

Blue Angels demonstration team to replace Fat Albert with RAF C-130J
The C-130J would replace the current Fat Albert, a USMC KC-130T that was flown by the team before its fleet was grounded in 2017 after the July crash of a similar aircraft in rural Mississippi that killed 16 service members The U.S. Navy has decided to replace the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) KC-130T assigned to the Blue Angels demonstration team...
VMGR-352 KC-130J loss of pressurization
The KC-130J aircrew expertly executed appropriate procedures and safely landed at MCAS Miramar On Aug. 15, 2017 at approximately 11:20 A.M., a KC-130J belonging to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 352 departed Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar with 46 passengers and experienced a loss of pressurization at 21,000 feet during a scheduled training mission. As reported by a U.S....
VMGR-452 is the only USMC unit still using the KC-130T More details have emerged on the crash of a U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) KC-130T into a soybean field in Mississippi on Jul. 10. The aircraft, BuNo. 16500, suffered an emergency at cruise altitude, said Brig. Gen. Bradley S. James, commander of the Fourth Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Forces Reserve, to The...