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ID 27265 Views: 434
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USA - Air Force
Lockheed C-141 A/B/C Starlifter
Dayton - National Museum of the USAF (Wright AFB) (closed) (DWF)
USA - Ohio, March 23, 2011
Nate Conrad
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66-0177 (cn 300-6203) March 23, 2011. This Lockheed C-141C, known as the Hanoi Taxi, became world famous on February 12, 1973 when it was the first aircraft to touchdown in Hanoi, North Vietnam to repatriate American POWs. In May, 2004, the Hanoi Taxi once again made history when Maj. Gen. Edward J. Mechenbier, himself a POW of Vietnam, flew it back to Vietnam to repatriate the remains of two American service members killed in action. The aircraft is currently on display outdoors, but the museum plans to move it indoors pending the completion of a 4th hangar for the museum.

ID 19084 Views: 319
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USA - Air Force
Lockheed C-141 A/B/C Starlifter
Dayton - National Museum of the USAF (Wright AFB) (closed) (DWF)
USA - Ohio, February 14, 2010
DJR107
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66-0177 (cn 300-6203) The "Hanoi Taxi" on display on a very cold day.

ID 18606 Views: 342
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USA - Air Force
Lockheed C-141 A/B/C Starlifter
Dayton - National Museum of the USAF (Wright AFB) (closed) (DWF)
USA - Ohio, May 6, 2006
Kenneth Koehn
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66-0177 (cn 300-6203) A bittersweet moment for a great aircraft as the C-141C Hanoi Taxi is just seconds away from landing and retirement at the Air Force Museum. This is the last ever C-141 flight for the Air Force. In the future, this C-141 will be brought indoors for display.

ID 18399 Views: 353
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USA - Air Force
Lockheed C-141 A/B/C Starlifter
Cleveland - Burke Lakefront (BKL/KBKL)
USA - Ohio, September 4, 1998
Kenneth Koehn
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66-0177 (cn 300-6203) C-141B Hanoi Taxi makes its way to the static ramp at BKL. In 2002, this aircraft was again converted, from a "B" (seen here) to a "C" version, and was given a special repaint in the original MAC gray and white colors it wore on its historical Vietnam mission. This aircraft was subsequently retired to the Air Force Museum in Dayton, Ohio on 5/6/06.

ID 18398 Views: 347
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USA - Air Force
Lockheed C-141 A/B/C Starlifter
Cleveland - Burke Lakefront (BKL/KBKL)
USA - Ohio, September 4, 1998
Kenneth Koehn
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66-0177 (cn 300-6203) Perhaps the most famous C-141 arrives at BKL for the 1998 Cleveland Airshow. This aircraft was named the Hanoi Taxi- on 2/12/73 this C-141 (Then a C-141A, shorter version) returned the first POW's home from Hanoi. The aircraft is seen in the markings of the 445th AW, based at WPAFB, Ohio.

ID 12225 Views: 384
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Airline / Aircraft Type Location and Date Photographer
USA - Air Force
Lockheed C-141 A/B/C Starlifter
Dayton - National Museum of the USAF (Wright AFB) (closed) (DWF)
USA - Ohio, February 15, 2009
AirC Images
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66-0177 (cn 300-6203) 'Hanoi Taxi' on static display at the National Museum of The United States Air Force-Dayton, OH This bird arrived on May 5, 2006 and was the first US aircraft to arrive in Hanoi, February 1973, to pick-up POW's returning to the US.

ID 8115 Views: 427
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USA - Air Force
Lockheed C-141 A/B/C Starlifter
Dayton - National Museum of the USAF (Wright AFB) (closed) (DWF)
USA - Ohio, March 29, 2008
DJR107
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66-0177 (cn 300-6203) The "Hanoi Taxi" on display at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. This aircraft became famous on February 12, 1973 when it landed at Gia Lam Airport, Hanoi, North Vietnam, to repatriate 40 American POW's. A second trip brought out 38 more plus 2 civilians. In May 2004 it made a third trip to Vietnam to repatriate the remains of 2 American service members killed in action.

ID 2514 Views: 356
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USA - Air Force
Lockheed C-141 A/B/C Starlifter
Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE/KCLE)
USA - Ohio, November 23, 2003
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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66-0177 (cn 300-6203) Coming in on taxiway Kilo and about to park on the old 18/36, this was the last operational "Hanoi Taxi" C-141, and is now preserved at the Air Force Museum in Dayton Ohio. Indeed, it was the last C-141 I would ever see in use. November 23, 2003

ID 2513 Views: 369
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USA - Air Force
Lockheed C-141 A/B/C Starlifter
Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE/KCLE)
USA - Ohio, November 23, 2003
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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66-0177 (cn 300-6203) Visiting Cleveland in 2003, this would become the last operational C-141 and is now retired at the Air Force Museum in Dayton Ohio. Pictured parked on the old runway 18/36 with its rear cargo doors open. November 23, 2003

ID 1696 Views: 378
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USA - Air Force
Lockheed C-141 A/B/C Starlifter
Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE/KCLE)
USA - Ohio, November 23, 2003
Michi
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66-0177 (cn 300-6203) Presidential visit - before the C-117's...

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