Posts Tagged ‘Vietnam War’

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

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

Posted August 5, 2014 by Matt Molnar

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)
Military News

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

Posted July 8, 2012 by BNO News

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

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