Germany - Air Force Transall C-160D 50+76
Image ID: 39291
Operator: Germany - Air Force - 50+76
Aircraft: Transall - C-160D
Airport: Afghanistan - Off Airport - Afghanistan
Category: Main database
Photo taken on 2008-2- by JPC van Heijst [Contact]
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(12.3.2009, 20:33 CET)
This Transall just fired some flares to distract heatseeking missiles. The vortices coming from the wings create those beautiful shapes in the smoke. Just like here; most of the time it is not confirmed there was a real missile threat/lock but better safe then sorry!
1 Victor De Lucas
(12 March 2009 - 22:05 CET)