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Hawaii Air National Guard pilot flew C-17 into Kabul as part of historic evacuation

William Cole
COURTESY COLLIN CHOW HOY 
                                Hawaii Air National Guard pilot 1st Lt. Collin Chow Hoy sits in the cockpit of a C-17 in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Hawaii Air National Guard pilot 1st Lt. Collin Chow Hoy sits in the cockpit of a C-17 in Kabul, Afghanistan.

COURTESY COLLIN CHOW HOY
                                On Aug. 15, when 1st Lt. Collin Chow Hoy flew the cargo aircraft into Kabul airport, smoke was visible as the Taliban took the capital.
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COURTESY COLLIN CHOW HOY

On Aug. 15, when 1st Lt. Collin Chow Hoy flew the cargo aircraft into Kabul airport, smoke was visible as the Taliban took the capital.

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                                1st Lt. Collin Chow Hoy with the Hawaii Air National Guard, far right with sleeves rolled up, posed for a photo with a C-17 cargo carrier and active duty airmen in Qatar after a second sortie to Kabul airport in Afghanistan. The group was tasked to fly Kabul evacuation missions.
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COURTESY COLLIN CHOW HOY

1st Lt. Collin Chow Hoy with the Hawaii Air National Guard, far right with sleeves rolled up, posed for a photo with a C-17 cargo carrier and active duty airmen in Qatar after a second sortie to Kabul airport in Afghanistan. The group was tasked to fly Kabul evacuation missions.

COURTESY COLLIN CHOW HOY 
                                Hawaii Air National Guard pilot 1st Lt. Collin Chow Hoy sits in the cockpit of a C-17 in Kabul, Afghanistan.
COURTESY COLLIN CHOW HOY
                                On Aug. 15, when 1st Lt. Collin Chow Hoy flew the cargo aircraft into Kabul airport, smoke was visible as the Taliban took the capital.
COURTESY COLLIN CHOW HOY
                                1st Lt. Collin Chow Hoy with the Hawaii Air National Guard, far right with sleeves rolled up, posed for a photo with a C-17 cargo carrier and active duty airmen in Qatar after a second sortie to Kabul airport in Afghanistan. The group was tasked to fly Kabul evacuation missions.