Two days ago a massive crowd of civilians blocked the runway of a #USAF C-17A (s/n 02-1109) with Afghan refugees onboard.
Afghan civilians flooded the runway chasing the C-17 down the runway.
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Two #USArmy’s AH-64E attack helicopters were called in to disperse the crowd. But several civilians grabbed landing gear doors of the C-17A and were killed after the plane took off from the runway.
See what happened at #Kabul airport two days ago! Crowd of civilians blocked way of a #USAF C-17A (s/n 02-1109) with Afghan refugees onboard. Two #USArmy‘s AH-64E attack helicopters dispersed the crowd. But several civilians grabbed landing gear doors of the C-17A & died later! https://t.co/OgM2G7aq1f pic.twitter.com/IXhrgoTIUs
— Babak Taghvaee – Μπάπακ Τακβαίε – بابک تقوایی (@BabakTaghvaee) August 18, 2021