By STAFF WRITER
Air Mobility Command (AMC) had three Class A aviation mishaps in FY21, compared with one in FY20.
C-17A Landed with Nose Gear UpThe aircraft landed with nose gear not extended.
C-17A Fire on Left Side on GroundAfter returning to parking, fre burned the left side of the aircraft, causing major damage.
C-17A Engine Seized InfightThe engine indicated oil pressure loss and was shut down infight. The rest of the fight was uneventful. Damage was confined to the engine. This is still under investigation.
The total number of Class B mishaps was four, compared with fve in FY20. Three of the four mishaps were engine confned, however.
KC-135R Engine Power LossDuring fight, the crew experienced a loss of thrust and vibrations on the #4 engine. The crew shut down the engine infight and landed uneventfully. This is still under investigation.
C-17A High Engine Temperature on TakeoffOn takeof climb, the aircraft experienced high exhaust gas temperature to the #4 engine. The crew returned to base and landed uneventfully. This is still under investigation.
KC-10A Boom Impacted GroundDuring maintenance, the boom hoist cable failed. The boom fell to the ground, receiving major damage. This is still under investigation.
C-17A Engine Ingested Airfield MarkerDuring backing operations on the ground, the #1 engine ingested an airfield marker.
The following Class A mishap from the Mobility Air Force was noteworthy.
KC-46A Contact Outside the Air Refueling ReceptacleDuring a maintenance inspection, damage was found outside the air refueling receptacle. This is still under investigation.
AMC had five Class A occupational mishaps in FY21, compared with three in FY20.
PMV 2 Wheel (Motorcycle)
IndustrialA member was run over by a forklift, resulting in fatal injuries.
AMC had zero Class B occupational mishaps in FY21, compared with four in FY20.