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Lockheed C-141C Starlifter 66-0177
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No: 9844   Contributor: Peter Langsdale   Year: 2004   Manufacturer: Lockheed   Country: USA
Lockheed C-141C Starlifter 66-0177

Photographed at Oshkosh AirVenture on 29 July 2004.
This was the last Air Force C-141 aircraft, known as the "Hanoi Taxi", because in 1973 it made the first flight into North Vietnam to retrieve American prisoners of war prisoners of war, in international law, persons captured by a belligerent while fighting in the military. International law includes rules on the treatment of prisoners of war but extends protection only to combatants. released by the North Vietnamese government.
The aircraft was first flown in 1967 and went through two major modifications. It was first brought up to C-141B standards in the late 1970s. In the early 1990s, the aircraft was equipped with digital avionics and became a C-141C.
It is now on display at the USAF Wright Patterson Museum.
More details can be seen at the Wikipedia Hanoi Taxi page.
Picture added on 17 January 2010 at 17:19
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EAA AirVenture Convention 2004, Oshkosh, USA
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