Report into fatal Pave Hawk crash released

Attrition Report

HH-60G 92-6466 ‘AK’ from the Alaska ANG’s 176th Wing/210th RQS carries out in-flight refuelling from an HC-130N during a flight from JB Elmendorf- Richardson on November 24, 2015.
USAF ANG/SSgt Edward Eagerton

AIR COMBAT Command has released the results of the Accident Investigation Report into the loss of a US Air Force HH-60G in Iraq on March 15 this year (see Attrition, May, p92), citing a wire strike as the cause of the crash. The report, published on October 29, identifies the Pave Hawk as 92-6466 ‘AK’ from the Alaska Air National Guard’s (ANG’s) 176th Wing/210th Rescue Squadron (RQS) at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

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