U.S. Air Force C-17, Mount Hope (1956)

Item

Title

U.S. Air Force C-17, Mount Hope (1956)

Description

Black and white photo of a United States Air Force C-17 Globemaster aircraft at Mount Hope Airport, Hamilton, Ontario.

Date

1956

Identifier

007.081.001

Medium

Photograph

Provenance

The C-17 Globemaster made an emergency landing at Mount Hope airport in October of 1956. The forced landing was due to a fuel leakage in the wing. When the landing was attempted the undercarriage refused to open causing considerable damage to the aircraft but fortunately there were no injuries to the crew.

Extent

3½ in x 5 in (89mm x 127mm)

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