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MEDIA RELEASE: C-5M Super Galaxy lands with nose gear up

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – A C-5M Super Galaxy landed with its nose gear up at approximately 7:45 p.m. upon returning from a contingency mission, Jan. 31, at Travis Air Force Base, California.

Eleven aircrew assigned to the 349th Air Mobility Wing were on board and no injuries were reported.

Emergency responders arrived on-scene immediately to assist and secure the area.

The cause of the incident is currently under investigation. Travis AFB still has an operable runway.

The C-5M is a strategic transport aircraft and is the largest in the Air Force inventory, with a wingspan of more than 222 feet and a length of 247 feet.

More information with be released as it becomes available.

 

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