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THE GUANTANAMO AIRLIFT

 

Between 11 January 2002 and 20 September 2004 at least 28 US military flights crossed European airspace taking prisoners

to Guantanamo Bay, in Cuba. Below you can find detailed information about the prisoners in each flight that have been identified so far.   

 

Back to www.ghostplane.net

 

See Sunday Times news story: "Flight logs reveal secret rendition"    Source documents 

 

Of 774 prisoners recorded as having been weighed-in at Guantanamo

 

 

- 728 were flown through Portugal (in 28 flights)

- 23 arrived at Guantanamo via the Moron Airbase in Spain.  (on the 1st prisoner flight into Guantanamo)

- 17 we don’t know where the flight came from, because there is information on the airport of origin.

- 688 through the Incirlik airbase in southernTurkey

- 46 prisoners cannot be matched with any specific flight.

- 193 flew confirmed via Spanish airspace according to Spanish military logs (170 in 7 flights, plus first flight of 23)

 

 

SUMMARY OF THE FLIGHTS

 

(For a full list of passengers on board of each flight, just click on the date:)

 

 

 

                                PASSENGERS

      DATE                 IDENTIFIED      CALLSIGN               FROM                   PLANE

 

 

1) 11 January 2002               23       CALLSIGN: RCH 7502        Moron (Spain)            C141   

 

                                                        23 prisoners weighed on 12 January 2002

                                                        A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately20 prisoners

 

 

 

2) 14 January 2002               30       CALLSIGN: RCH076y         Incirlik (Turkey)          C141

 

                                                        30 prisoners weighed 14-15 Jan

        A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately30 prisoners

 

 

 

3) 16 January 2002                           CALLSIGN: RCH077y         Incirlik (Turkey)          C141

 

4) 17 january 2002                           CALLSIGN: RCH178y         Incirlik (Turkey)          C141

 

                                            59

 

 

                                                        59 prisoners weighed 16-19 Jan 2002

        A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 60 (= 30 on each)

 

 

 

5) 20 January 2002                           CALLSIGN: RCH 317y        Incirlik (Turkey)          C141

 

6) 21 January 2002                           CALLSIGN: RCH180y         Incirlik (Turkey)          C141

                                             42

                                                         39 prisoners weighed 20-26 January

                     + Three Bosnians with wrong weighting date

         = 42

         A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 50 (35 + 15)

 

 

7) 7 February 2002               27        CALLSIGN: RCH071y         Incirlik (Turkey)         C141

 

                                                         27 prisoners weighed 7-8 Jan

         A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 25

 

 

8) 9 February 2002               33        CALLSIGN: RCH074y         Incirlik (Turkey)         C141

 

                                                          33 prisoners weighed 9-10 Feb 

          A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 35

 

 

9) 11 February 2002             37        CALLSIGN: RCH481y         Incirlik (Turkey        C141

 

                                                          37 prisoners weighed 11-12 Feb

          A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 35

 

 

10) 13 February 2002           28        CALLSIGN: RCH485y         Incirlik (Turkey)         C141

 

                                                          28 prisoners weighted 13-14 Feb

                                                          A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 35

 

 

11) 15 February 2002           17        CALLSIGN: RCH486y         Unknown                    C17

 

                                                          17 prisoners weighed on 13-17 Feb

          A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 10

 

 

12) 1 May 2002                    32        CALLSIGN: RCH705y         Incirlik (Turkey)          C17

 

                                                          32 prisoners weighed 1 May

          A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 30

 

 

13) 3 May 2002                     31        CALLSIGN: RCH108y         Incirlik (Turkey)          C141

 

                                                           31 Prisoners weighed 3-4 May

          A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 30

 

 

14) 5 May 2002                     23        CALLSIGN: RCH711y         Incirlik (Turkey)          C141

 

                                                          23 prisoners  weighed 5/May/2002 

          A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 25

 

 

15) 8 June 2002                     20        CALLSIGN: RCH781y         Incirlik (Turkey)          C141

 

                                                          20 prisoners weighed 8/Jun/2002

          A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 25

 

 

16) 10 June 2002                   23        CALLSIGN: RCH784y         Incirlik (Turkey)          C141

 

                                                          23 prisoners weighed 10 Jun

          A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 20

 

 

17) 12 June 2002                   34        CALLSIGN: RCH787y         Incirlik (Turkey)          C141

 

                                                          34 prisoners weighed 12 Jun

          A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 40

 

 

18) 14 June 2002                   29        CALLSIGN: RCH790y         Incirlik (Turkey)          C141

 

                                                          29 Prisoners weighed on 14 Jun

          A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 30

 

19) 16 June 2002                   33        CALLSIGN: RCH793y         Incirlik (Turkey)          C141

- Confirmed via Spanish airspace

                                                          33 prisoners weighed 16 /17 Jun

          A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 35

 

 

20) 18 June 2002                   26        CALLSIGN: RCH796y         Incirlik (Turkey)          C141

confirmed via Spanish airspace

                                                          26 prisoners weighed 18 + 21 Jun

          A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 30

 

 

21) 5 August 2002                 35        CALLSIGN: RCH233y          Incirlik (Turkey)         C17

confirmed via Spanish airspace

                                                          35 prisoners weighed 5 Aug

                                                          A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 35  

 

22) 28 October 2002            27        CALLSIGN: RCH184y         Incirlik (Turkey)           C17

confirmed via Spanish airspace 

 

OR 

23) 28 October 2002             -         CALLSIGN: RCH319y         Rota Base (Spain    C17

confirmed via Spanish airspace  
                                                         27 prisoners weighed 28 Oct

         A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 25

 

 

24) 07 February 2003          27        CALLSIGN: RCH191y         Incirlik (Turkey)            C17

confirmed via Spanish airspace

                                                         27 Prisoners weighed 7-8 Feb 2003

         A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 25

 

 

25) 23 March 2003              30        CALLSIGN: RCH 191y        Incirlik (Turkey)            C17

- Not confirmed via Spanish airspace

 

                                                        30 prisoners weighed 23 + 28 Mar

        A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 30

 

 

26) 9 May 2003                   35        CALLSIGN: RCH594y         Incirlik (Turkey)            C17

confirmed via Spanish airspace  

                                                         35 prisoners weighed on 9 May

         A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 35

 

 

27) 18 July 2003                   5          CALLSIGN: RCH918y         Incirlik (Turkey)            C17

confirmed via Spanish airspace  

                                                          5 prisoners weighed on 18 Jul

          A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 10

 

 

28) 23 Nov 2003                  14        CALLSIGN: RCH 901y        Incirlik (Turkey)            C17

- Not confirmed via Spanish airspace

 

         14 prisoners weighed 23-24 Nov

         A Pentagon briefing document confirmed the arrival of approximately 20

 

 

29) 19 September 2004          9        CALLSIGN: RCH948y         Incirlik (Turkey)            C17

- confirmed via Spanish airspace

 

 

OR

30) 20 September 2004                   CALLSIGN: RCH947           Lajes (Azores)              C17

- Not confirmed via Spanish airspace

 

         9 prisoners weighed 20 Sep + 22 Sep

         No reports by Pentagon

 

 

 

 

OTHER PRISONERS

 

Click here to see a list of all prisoners with no easy match with any particular flight. 

 

 

 

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