Aircraft 56-3383 - F-100D - 80-NH
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Photo Id: 56-3383-SE-Tuy-Hoa-1970-Bulat.jpg
Photo contributor: Tony Bulat (96)
Tuy Hoa, Republic of Vietnam, 1970. Captain Jeffrey Stevenson rolling out in his F-100. This photo was taken along RWY 21 at Tuy Hoa. The South China Sea is behind him. This photo was taken by Tony Bulat, using a Canon Pellix camera and Kodak film, shot at f-8 and 1/400 of a second with a film speed of ASA 200. Lens was a standard 58mm.
Photo Id: 56-3383-Cafarelli-03e.jpg
Photo contributor: Charlie Cafarelli (121)
Before I (Charlie Cafarelli) was a crew chief on my own aircraft, I worked on tail #383, as known as "thunder chicken." (Aircraft serial number 56-3383.) It crashed, nose first into the end of the runway. This photo shows it sitting on the trailer after it was recovered. Comment by Duane Clawson: This picture shows 56-3383 (Thunderchicken) when it was assigned to the 612TFS at Phan Rang AB, RVN. I got there in September, 1969, and Thunderchicken was the control tower favorite bird, as it was parked directly under the control tower and they could look right down into the revetment. She landed short shortly after dark on 25 October, 1970. The pilot, from another squadron, walked away unhurt and was almost run over by a responding fire truck.
Photo Id: 56-3383_2e.jpg
Photo contributor: photos PIF (123)
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