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Cargo plane crashes in Iran, killing 15

Jan 14, 2019 - 3:35 PM

(3rd UPDATE) 'The plane had 16 passengers, 14 of whom were the army crew and two were civilians; 15 were martyred," says an Army spokesman

CRASHED. A picture taken on January 14, 2019 shows a Boeing 707 cargo plane that reportedly crashed into a residential complex near the Iranian capital Tehran with at least 10 people onboard. Hasan Shirvani/Mizan News/AFP

Wreckage of Indonesian cargo plane found, no survivors

Nov 01, 2016 - 2:21 PM

The plane contacted air traffic control in Ilaga at 8:23 am saying that it was due to land in a few minutes but never arrived

MISSING PLANE. The missing Caribou plane was carrying 4 people. Caribou plane photo courtesy of Wikimedia

Cargo plane missing in eastern Indonesia

Oct 31, 2016 - 4:39 PM

Indonesia has a poor aviation safety record and has suffered a string of major air disasters in recent years

MISSING PLANE. The missing Caribou plane was carrying 4 people. Caribou plane photo courtesy of Wikimedia

Pinay pilot commands C130 flight across world's largest ocean

Oct 31, 2016 - 8:07 AM

Philippine Air Force pilot Major Marjorie Mukay flies the C130 cargo plane from Tucson in Arizona to Manila

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Oct 24, 2016 - 2:07 PM

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US turns over C130 cargo plane to PH Air Force

Oct 24, 2016 - 11:05 AM

This is the 2nd of two C130s bought by the previous Aquino government from the US for 35 million

TURNOVER. The Philippine military formally receives a C130 that it bought from the US government, October 24, 2016. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

Brand new plane for PH Air Force arrives in Clark

Mar 23, 2015 - 6:10 PM

The back to back natural and man made disasters of 2013 have highlighted the need for a better lift capability for the Air Force which maintains 3 operational C 130s

BRAND NEW: The first of 3 brand new C295 cargo planes acquired by the Philippine Air Force land on Clark Air Base. PAF photo

US approves sale of C130 cargo planes to PH

Aug 05, 2014 - 5:12 PM

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency transmitted on July 23 the required certification to notify the US Congress of the sale

PH buying 2 more C130 cargo planes

Nov 25, 2013 - 3:53 PM

This will bring the total number of military cargo planes to 5 although the ideal number is 9

CARGO PLANES: Military's C130 cargo planes evacuate typhoon survivors from the Visayas. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

Radio contact center set up in Tacloban

Nov 09, 2013 - 10:32 AM

The command post is set up by the Army s 8th Infantry Division based in nearby Catbalogan City in Samar

HUMANITARIAN AID: Two military C-130 cargo planes fly to Tacloban City on Saturday. File photo