A jungle clearing acts as a briefing room for these RAAF pilots of No 9 Squadron in Vietnam. ...

Accession Number VN/67/0016/03
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 35mm safety base
Maker Westbury, Gerald Wallace
Place made Vietnam: South Vietnam
Date made January 1967
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

A jungle clearing acts as a briefing room for these RAAF pilots of No 9 Squadron in Vietnam. O23946 Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) Leigh Oxley (Laddie) Hindley, of Goulburn, NSW, briefs the (Iroquois) crews in front of their helicopters before an operation in an area known to contain Viet Cong (VC) guerrillas. The three airmen to the right of Flt Lt Hindley are his crew and are (L to R) A33785 Sergeant (Sgt) James Henry Roche, A17445 Leading Aircraftman John Alexander Henson and A21702 Sgt Gordon Dudley Buttriss.

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