C-123 in flight

3/27/1969

This C-123K aircraft flies a paratrooper-dropping mission over Vietnam’s Mekong Delta on March 27, 1969. Originally designed during World War II as a glider, the C-123 was used extensively during the Vietnam War to operate out of dirt and other un-improved airfields.

National Archives, Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations


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