Date: July 28, 2010
Time: 18:22
Location: Near Elmendorf AFB, Alaska
Operator: Military - US Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: Practice maneuvers
AC Type: McDonnell Douglas C-17A Globemaster III
Registration: 00-0173
cn / ln: P-73
Aboard: 4   (passengers:0  crew:4)
Fatalities: 4   (passengers:0  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: The cargo plane took off from runway 6 to practice for upcoming maneuvers. After the initial climb, the pilot made a sharp right turn. As the aircraft banked, the stall warning system activated . Instead of implementing stall recovery procedures, the pilot continued the turn as planned and the aircraft entered a stall from which recovery was not possible. The aircraft impacted a wooded area northwest of the airfield.

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