C-17 crews make record airdrop
As bundles from the lead C-17 Globemaster III drift to the ground, a second C-17 prepares to drop more bundles to a drop zone Oct. 11 in Afghanistan. A total of 62 cargo bundles were dropped from two C-17s in two passes. This was the first time a combat cargo drop of this magnitude has taken place from two C-17s in formation over one drop zone. The planes and crews are part of the 817th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron at Manas Air Base, Kyrgyzstan.
U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson
October 20, 2012
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