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Airman answers calling

by Senior Airman Damon Kasberg 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

On a pitch black October morning in 2002, the humming of engines from an Ilyushin Il-62 commercial airliner faded as it taxied away from Manas Air Base, Kyrgyzstan. It didn’t get far. The jet crashed and burst into flames after running off the tarmac into the grass and veering into the nearby woods.

October 22, 2015 ×