• 15 Marines and a sailor died in a fiery plane crash after military maintenance failed to fix a faulty propeller blade

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    A military investigation into the KC-130T plane crash last summer determined that the tragic incident that killed 16 could have been prevented.
    A problematic propeller blade broke off as the aircraft was flying at 20,000 feet over Mississippi.
    The 130-pound propeller blade slammed into the aircraft at incredible speeds, causing the plane to break apart and killing everyone on board.
    Corrosion on the propeller blade had been neglected during maintenance, and that corrosion eventually became a crack that would ultimately end in disaster.
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