- Code Number:
ski-equipped Hercules Lockheed LC-130F, City of Christchurch, VXE-6, USN, skibird
- CN: 3562
February 15, 1971 this LC-130F named "City of Christchurch", hit a snow wall while taxiing at McMurdo, Antarctica, when the wing hit the ground it broke and burned. This was the first USN Hercules written off.
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- Image by:
- Les Clark