C-17 crashed at Elmendorf AFB

A USAF C-17 transport crashed after take-off at Elmendorf Air Force Base on Wednesday.

The aircraft went down at around 6:15 p.m. near runway 6 in the northeast quadrant of Elmendorf.

Four crew members on board were unlikely to survive the crash.

They were reported to be practicing for the Arctic Thunder air show this weekend.

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