Airmen of 9 Squadron RAAF load a Bell Iroquois UH-1B helicopter, serial number A2-1019, into a ...

Accession Number P02975.005
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film original transparency (positive) 35mm
Maker Paule, John Alan
Place made Vietnam: Vung Tau Special Zone, Vung Tau
Date made October 1968
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
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Description

Airmen of 9 Squadron RAAF load a Bell Iroquois UH-1B helicopter, serial number A2-1019, into a waiting RAAF Lockheed Hercules C-130 aircraft, serial number A97-159, whose affix 59 is displayed on the tail. These Australian Hercules aircraft were not based by squadron in Vietnam but regularly staged through the country supporting Australian forces in varying roles.

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