C-17 Crashes at Elmendorf

An Air Force C-17 cargo plane carrying four crew members crashed at Elmendorf Air Force Base Wednesday evening, according to the Air Force. The crash occurred about 6:14 p.m. after the plane had taken off.

The condition of the crew was not known at 11:00 p.m.

First responders were on the scene of the crash.

The Air Force said the plane was assigned to the 3rd Wing at Elmendorf Air Force Base and was training for this weekend’s upcoming air show when it crashed.