Incirlik Airmen test aircraft recovery capabilities

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Chadon Bowman (left) and Staff Sgt. Corey Nickles, both 39th Maintenance Squadron transient alert, Crash Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery (CDDAR) team members, speak to each other while attaching a decommissioned Turkish air force F-4 Phantom to a crane as part of a training exercise March 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The primary objective of the CDDAR mission is to quickly and safely remove immobile aircraft and return the runway to operational status. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Chadon Bowman (left) and Staff Sgt. Corey Nickles, both 39th Maintenance Squadron transient alert, Crash Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery (CDDAR) team members, speak to each other while attaching a decommissioned Turkish air force F-4 Phantom to a crane as part of a training exercise March 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The primary objective of the CDDAR mission is to quickly and safely remove immobile aircraft and return the runway to operational status. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Chadon Bowman, 39th Maintenance Squadron transient alert, Crash Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery (CDDAR) team member, pulls on a safety rope while standing on a decommissioned Turkish air force F-4 Phantom during a training exercise March 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The primary objective of the CDDAR mission is to quickly and safely remove immobile aircraft and return the runway to operational status. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Chadon Bowman, 39th Maintenance Squadron transient alert, Crash Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery (CDDAR) team member, pulls on a safety rope while standing on a decommissioned Turkish air force F-4 Phantom during a training exercise March 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The primary objective of the CDDAR mission is to quickly and safely remove immobile aircraft and return the runway to operational status. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Airmen with the 39th Maintenance Squadron, guide a crane attachment into a box during a Crash Disabled Damaged Aircraft Recovery (CDDAR) training exercise March 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The primary objective of the CDDAR mission is to quickly and safely remove immobile aircraft and return the runway to operational status. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Airmen with the 39th Maintenance Squadron, guide a crane attachment into a box during a Crash Disabled Damaged Aircraft Recovery (CDDAR) training exercise March 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The primary objective of the CDDAR mission is to quickly and safely remove immobile aircraft and return the runway to operational status. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Corey Nickles, 39th Maintenance Squadron transient alert, Crash Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery (CDDAR) team member, attaches a crane to a decommissioned Turkish air force F-4 Phantom as part of a training exercise March 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The primary objective of the CDDAR mission is to quickly and safely remove immobile aircraft and return the runway to operational status. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Corey Nickles, 39th Maintenance Squadron transient alert, Crash Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery (CDDAR) team member, attaches a crane to a decommissioned Turkish air force F-4 Phantom as part of a training exercise March 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The primary objective of the CDDAR mission is to quickly and safely remove immobile aircraft and return the runway to operational status. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Corey Nickles (left), and Senior Airman Chadon Bowman, both 39th Maintenance Squadron transient alert, Crash Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery (CDDAR) team members, work together to attach a crane to a decommissioned Turkish air force F-4 Phantom March 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. 39th MXS Airmen worked closely with their Turkish air force counterparts to coordinate this training opportunity. The primary objective of the CDDAR mission is to quickly and safely remove immobile aircraft and return the runway to operational status. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Corey Nickles (left), and Senior Airman Chadon Bowman, both 39th Maintenance Squadron transient alert, Crash Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery (CDDAR) team members, work together to attach a crane to a decommissioned Turkish air force F-4 Phantom March 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. 39th MXS Airmen worked closely with their Turkish air force counterparts to coordinate this training opportunity. The primary objective of the CDDAR mission is to quickly and safely remove immobile aircraft and return the runway to operational status. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

Members of the 39th Maintenance Squadron speak with a representative from the 39th Air Base Wing Safety Office in preparation for Crash Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery (CDDAR) training March 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The Airmen conducted this training in conjunction with a basewise major accident response exercise. The primary objective of the CDDAR mission is to quickly and safely remove immobile aircraft and return the runway to operational status. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

Members of the 39th Maintenance Squadron speak with a representative from the 39th Air Base Wing Safety Office in preparation for Crash Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery (CDDAR) training March 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The Airmen conducted this training in conjunction with a basewise major accident response exercise. The primary objective of the CDDAR mission is to quickly and safely remove immobile aircraft and return the runway to operational status. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey -- U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Chadon Bowman (left) and Staff Sgt. Corey Nickles, both 39th Maintenance Squadron transient alert, Crash Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery (CDDAR) team members, speak to each other while attaching a decommissioned Turkish air force F-4 Phantom to a crane as part of a training exercise March 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The primary objective of the CDDAR mission is to quickly and safely remove immobile aircraft and return the runway to operational status. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)