Canadian C-130 suffers extensive damage from fire in Florida

A RCAF CC-130 caught fire during take-off while training at NAS Key West on Feb. 20. The aircraft made a successful emergency landing and the fire was put out by an emergency crew at the base. Damage to the aircraft was reported to be extensive.

The plane was in Florida to provide air-to-air refueling support for the training of new CF-18 fighter pilots.

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