Posts Tagged ‘Vietnam War’

An American Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-10 on final approach to Boston Logan Airport. (Photo by Michael Philip Manheim/NARA)

August 5th in Aviation History: First American DC-10 Flight, Reagan Fires FAA Controllers

On this day in 1964, the Vietnam War's first U.S. air operations take place. Terrorists attack Athens Airport in 1973. In 1981, Ronald Reagan fires 11,500 air traffic controllers.
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Douglas AC-47 Spooky. (Photo by Fly-by-Owen, CC BY-SA, via Wikimedia Commons)

Remains of American MIA’s Killed in 1965 Vietnam Plane Crash Returning Home

The remains of 6 US service members who went missing when their plane disappeared during a mission over Laos in 1965 have been recovered.
by BNO News