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C-130 plane paradrop. T-3 (Fletcher's) Ice Island, Arctic Ocean. 1969.

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Date Taken
1969-06

Summary

Typed information accompanying negative: The C-130 plane appeared out of the clouds, dropped its load and disappeared again, all within a matter of thirty seconds. Note: T-3 Photographs - Roll F B&W negatives - June paradrop, 1969. There were three paradrops during the summer of 1969 performed by Navy C-130 planes from Elmendorf Air Force Base in Fairbanks, Alaska. These are described in this website, http://www.firebirds.org/menu2/t3/t3_p02.htm On the receiving end of the paradrops on T-3, these days were the high points of the summer season. This roll documents the first paradrop, which occurred in late June on a cloudy day. The loads were delivered on target to the camp runway without mishap. The second paradrop was similar, [...]

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Data Owner :
U.S. Geological Survey
Photographer :
Scoboria, Dave

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Available in the U.S. Geological Survey Denver Library Photographic Digital Collection, 2019 DENPH0008.

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