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1st SOS performs Stray 59 memorial flight

A pararescueman from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron pays his respects to the crew and passengers of Stray 59 from a U.S. Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II off the coast of the Philippines Feb. 26, 2016. The Stray 59 memorial flight is conducted annually to honor those who were lost 35 years ago when a 1st SOS MC-130E, call sign STRAY 59, crashed during an exercise killing eight crew members and 15 passengers. Two of the passengers were combat controllers from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kristine Dreyer, 353rd Special Operations Group)

PHOTO BY: Master Sgt. Kristine Dreyer
VIRIN: 160226-F-AL360-076.JPG
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