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Five Stars Fell

Remembering Hercules C-130J "Siv" and the crew of five

Remembering Hercules C-130J "Siv" and the crew of five


Update March 17 – 1645 zulu time – thousands of pieces of downed Hercules scattered over large area

Unfortunately it looks like there is no hope of finding the crew of five from the transport plane “Siv” that went missing the other day.

Thousands of pieces of the aircraft has been found on the mountain Kebnekaise at an altitude of around 2,000 meters. The transport plane was en route from Evenes, Norway to Kiruna, Sweden to pick up, and transport military personnel back to Norway. This tragedy could have been much bigger, but that is probably not any consolation for the ones left behind from the crew of five…

Pieces from the transport aircraft partly covered covered in snow near down to the right in this photo (photo: Norwegian Special Forces, FSK, HJK, MJK)

Pieces from the transport aircraft partly covered covered in snow near down to the right in this photo (photo: Norwegian Special Forces, FSK, HJK, MJK)