A tractor tows an aircraft at an air base in Vietnam during the Vietnam War.
Vietnam Date:1966, June 25 Duration:3 min 24 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. Navy aircraft in Vietnam during Operation Market time of the Vietnam War. Nose of an aircraft parked at an air base. A sign on the cockpit of the aircraft reads 'C.P. LTJG E.J. Hopkins'. Another sign reads 'Lt. Swenson' and 'Lt. Hopkins'. Two flight crew men work on a tow bar. They hook the bar to the nose of the aircraft. A tractor backs down and the men hook up the bar to the back of the tractor. The tractor driver works on the controls as he moves the aircraft out of the turn up area. The tow bar being attached to the tractor. The aircraft being slowly moved to the turn up area. The tractor tows the aircraft. A crew member releases the tow bar from the tractor. The tow bar being released from the aircraft. A pilot climbs aboard the aircraft. Two crewmen stand by as the starboard engine is started. The port engine turns up slowly. A U.S. Navy Lockheed P-2H aircraft taxis out from a line. A U.S. Navy Phantom F-4B taxis down the line with a drogue parachute open.
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