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USAF C-5 reportedly hit by missile near Baghdad
Last updated: 21 September 2014

published: 08 JAN 2004
by Harro Ranter, ASN

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The nr.4 engine of a US Air Force Lockheed C-5 Galaxy cargo plane carrying 63 passengers and crew was apparently hit by a missile as it took off from Baghdad airport a senior US defense official said. The plane landed safely back at Baghdad. (AFP)