Military plane diverts to Bermuda

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  • A US Navy C-130 Hercules transport plane departs Bermuda after a stopover on the island. The military cargo plan was designed for heavy loads. (File photograph by Blaire Simmons)

    A US Navy C-130 Hercules transport plane departs Bermuda after a stopover on the island. The military cargo plan was designed for heavy loads. (File photograph by Blaire Simmons)


A military aircraft yesterday diverted to Bermuda after it suffered an engine failure.

The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre was contacted by New York Air Traffic Control at around 6am to tell them that a C-130 with 12 people on-board was en route to the island.

The aircraft made a safe touchdown at LF Wade International Airport at around

6.25am.

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Published Jan 4, 2018 at 8:00 am (Updated Jan 3, 2018 at 11:26 pm)

Military plane diverts to Bermuda

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