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KC-10 crews are some of the most highly trained professionals in the world, but everybody has their off-days...

Spring 2001:

McGuire AFB, NJ
Aircraft 79-1713 departed the runway surface after a hard landing in bad weather. Aircraft suffered damage to flaps, engines, and gear. Right main gear can be seen bent; nearly collapsed.

More details to follow...

Aircraft 86-6031

Travis AFB, CA
Aircraft was disconnected from the tow vehicle without chocks or brakes being set. The aircraft rolled back until it struck a KC-10 maintenance tail stand. Severe damage to elevators, #2 engine, air refueling boom, tail cone, and empanage areas.