Final AC-130U Spooky deployment

North America

AC-130U 90-0167 arrives at RAF Mildenhall on July 3, before crossing the Atlantic on its return to Hurlburt Field.
Bob Archer

THE LAST scheduled combat deployment for the USAF’s AC-130U Spooky gunship came to an end with the return of serials 89-1056 and 90-0167 to Hurlburt Field, Florida, after completing their mission in the US Central Command region. The two aircraft arrived at Hurlburt on July 8, departing the Middle East via Ramstein Air Base in Germany, and RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk.

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