The United States sends aircraft to enable Iran to spray against a locust plague, in 1951. Iranian farmers are seen trying to cope with a plague of locusts, seen covering everytning in sight. The farmers chase them with cloths and use watering cans to dispense chemicals. A DC-4 transport aircraft taxis in after landing in Iran. The aircraft carries several small Piper Super Cub 135 airplanes and a croip duster, all equipped for aerial spraying. View of Piper Cub being removed from the DC-4. A bi-wing crop duster airplane being assembled. Several Super Cub aircraft flying low and spraying against locusts. (Note: The DC-4 aircraft is owned by United States Overseas Airlines, a non-scheduled air carrier based in Cape May New Jersey, that was contracted to combat the locust plague. The project was undertaken as part of President Truman's Point Four Program. approved by the United States Congress on June 5, 1950 in the Foreign Economic Assistance Act. )
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