Last “Herk” out of Vietnam

The last “Herk” out of Vietnam before the fall of Saigon in 1975, sits on display in front of the main gate at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., Feb. 24, 2016. It served with several Air Force units until it was given to the South Vietnamese Air Force Nov. 2, 1972, under the Military Assistance Program. On April 29, 1975, one day before the fall of Saigon, Maj. Phuong, a South Vietnamese instructor pilot, flew an overloaded aircraft with 452 people on board, from Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Vietnam, to the Utapao Royal Thai Air Force Base in Thailand. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeff Walston/Released)

PHOTO BY: Jeff Walston
VIRIN: 160224-F-KL377-014.JPG
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