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Hercules in runway excursion at AFB Ysterplaat

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A South African Air Force (SAAF) C-130BZ Hercules ended up off the runway after landing at Air Force Base (AFB) Ysterplaat on Sunday morning...

Salvage work underway on Hercules C-130BZ 403

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SA Air Force (SAAF) technical personnel are stripping usable components from C-130BZ (tail number 403) next to the runway at Goma Airport in Democratic...

SAAF Herc still languishing outside at Goma

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Hercules C-130BZ (registration 403) is currently a coronavirus victim and has not been moved from where it unceremoniously stopped after a runway excursion in...

Forensic investigation into crashed C-130BZ underway

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A forensics team arrived in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) this week to start the laborious task of investigating a damaged...

Parliamentary Defence Committee wants more information on C-130BZ crash

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Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans (PCDMV) is keeping a weather eye on the forensic investigation into the runway excursion by an...

Update: SAAF C-130BZ Hercules crash lands in DRC

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A C-130BZ Hercules transport aircraft of the South African Air Force (SAAF) crash landed at Goma airport in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo...

SAAF can only put two C-130s into the air at any...

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Ever-increasing demands coupled to diminishing resources are putting what was once called "The Pride of the Nation" into an unenviable situation. According to...

South Africa still in the dark over SAAF Cuba flight

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Opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party shadow defence and military veterans minister Kobus Marais and defenceWeb are both being kept in the dark...

Parliamentary question asked about C-130BZ Cuba flight as SANDF still silent

With still no word from the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) on the recent C-130BZ Hercules flight to Cuba and back, an...

SAAF C-130BZ lands at St Helena, now back in SA

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The SA Air Force (SAAF) is not telling, despite being asked, where one of its C-130BZs was going when it landed on...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...