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Black Box Transcript of C-130J Flight 21992 to Kabul on 15/6/2009
*Black Box Recording Start*
15/6/2009 - 07:35 - Flight Departing 07:35 to Kabul Staging Base.
15/6/2009 - 08:02 - Reached cruising altitude of 41,000 feet.
15/6/2009 - 09:35 - Change of heading to 135 holding 41,000 feet.
15/6/2009 - 09:51 - Detecting Active radar pings from due East.
15/6/2009 - 09:52 - Pilot Chatting to Kabul Base to confirm situation
15/6/2009 - 09:53 - Slight Panic in pilots voice when informed it was NOT allied base pinging them.
15/6/2009 - 09:54 - Radar pings stops base informed of rough direction
15/6/2009 - 10:12 - Pilot reducing altitude in preparation of landing at Kabul Base 41,000 to 15,000
15/6/2009 - 10:19 - Comms check with Tower with sudden moment of pancic in middle as another active radar ping.
15/6/2009 - 10:20 - Pilot : Active radar ping from due south east … Active Missile in the air I Repeat we have a active missile lock on us. Flares Flares Flares Taking evasive maneuvers. Shit that missile just flew past us, Shit that was cl... Second missile Flares Flares Flares *Static*
15/6/2009 - 10:22 - Audio Resumes - Mayday Mayday Flight 21992 Going down Repeat Flight 21992 Going down. Left Engines Down Rudder controls heavy unable to altitude. *Message Repeats* Oh shit this is going to be a hard … *Static*
*Black Box Entry End*
Aircraft Crew - 3 KIA
Infantry - 20 Unknown Casualties
Report Incomplete to be updated....Friendly Forces:
What can be salvagedWeather Report:
Local Taliban ForcesCivilians:
Moderate Amount of Civilians But since deep in hostile territory many not friendlyII MissionTasks:
Survive until allied armoured ground forces arrive to extract survivors
Locate missle site in area allow air assets to extract any survivorsIII ExecutionCommander's Intent:
Find somewhere to survive until allied forces arrive to extract your team.
Locate AA site to speed up extraction and resupply.
Supplies will be limited. Make the most of what you have.IV Administration / LogisticsResupply:
Supplies that survived the crashReinforcements:
Armoured extraction team
Air support only available once AA destroyed