This is a very recent terrain-avoidance incident in Afghanistan.
The wings deflected roughly 12 feet! Which explains why the armpit panels
Elevators, gear doors and external tank damage was from trees...yes, they were THAT close!
C-130's... They are some tough-assed flying dumpsters!
Below is the Polish Air Force C-130 in Afghanistan that executed a 4+ G pullup to avoid terrain and survived to fly back to base. Notice the amount of elevator remaining. How fun was that to limp home?