Watch: Hercules makes safe landing at RNZAF airbase Whenuapai Airport after declaring mid-flight emergency

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Footage source: Kirsten Olason/Scott Bown A C-130 Hercules has made a safe landing at Auckland's Whenuapai Airport after declaring a full emergency mid-flight. Crew on board the plane said they had suffered a loss of cabin pressure and there were reports of smoke in the cockpit. The plane, which has 17 people on board, was now flying at low altitude and dumping fuel before attempting a landing.