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  • 39 MXS lifts Incirlik to new heights

    Members of the 39th Maintenance Squadron's transient alert crash and recovery section showcase the capabilities of their newly acquired pneumatic lifting bags. The section uses lifting bags to enable personnel to quickly and safely lift or move a crashed, damaged or disabled aircraft. As one of several recovery methods, lifting bags assist the section with performing their primary mission of ensuring the runway is clear and postured to support NATO’s southern region.
  • Phantom lift

    The 39th Maintenance Sqaudron crew chiefs demonstrated and exercise that tested their ability to recover damaged aircraft by practicing with an F-4 Phantom II March 8, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The lift helps maintain the mission by increasing operational effectiveness, as well as improving on the processes to minimize further damage to downed aircraft.
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