Norway: Hercules C130J by Fredrik Naumann

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Brand new Hercules C-130J transport aircraft were officially named during a ceremony at Gardermoen Air base. Defence Minister Grete Faremo along with military leaders and representatives from the US Embassy in Oslo. Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed, now Lockheed Martin, and representatives from the manufacturer were also present. Following the ceremony all the guest were taken on a flight over Oslo. This very aircraft crashed March 15, 2012, killing the crew and passangers. It hit the mountain  Kebnekaise during poor visability. The aircraft was flying in Sweden as part of the exercise Cold Resonse.