C-17 Damaged

A C-17 was damaged on Dec. 23 at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, when it departed the hard surface of the runway at about 6:20 a.m. local time, Air Forces Central said in a release. The aircraft is from the 315th Airlift Wing at Charleston AFB, S.C. There were no injuries and no damage to airfield facilities, AFCENT said. No additional details were provided. The Air Force will convene a safety board to investigate the mishap.