A U.S. Army RU-8D aircraft makes gear-up landing on foam-covered runway at Ton Son Nhut Air Base in South Vietnam.
Saigon South Vietnam Date:1967, December 6 Duration:54 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A U.S. Army RU-8D Beechcraft Seminole aircraft, with olive drab paint job, and serial number 57-6053, makes a successful gear up landing on a foam-covered runway at Ton Son Nhut Air Base in South Vietnam. The pilot walks away from the plane as firefighters and equipment move in. Pilots near a cockpit. The pilots and crew men move on the runway. The aircraft is from the 146th Aviation Company, at Ton Son Nhut. The many antennae, of various types seen on it, are typical of Special Electronic Mission Aircraft that flew so-called electronic intelligence (ELINT) missions.
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