Afghan woman goes into labor during US military flight, gives birth aboard plane at Ramstein Air Base

Jennifer H. Svan Stars and Stripes RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — An Afghan mother gave birth to a baby girl aboard a U.S. Air Force C-17 on Saturday soon after the plane landed at Ramstein, the Air Force said. The mother went into labor during the flight and Air Force medical crews at Ramstein helped deliver the child in the cargo bay of […]

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USAF C-17 with over 600 Afghans might have set record for most people flown

A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III transports approximately 640 Afghan citizens from Hamid Karzai International Airport Aug. 15, 2021. (U.S. Air Force) Chad Garland Stars and Stripes An Air Force cargo jet safely airlifted over 600 Afghans from Kabul as the U.S. scrambles to evacuate thousands following the Taliban’s takeover. A crowded C-17 Globemaster III whisked away the evacuees from Hamid […]

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