This 1961 DHC-4 served in South East Asia once, with the 1st AvnCo at Vung Tau (South Vietnam). The C-7A was damaged in 1964 while landing at Phan Thet but was repaired. Then it served the 61st AvnCo and Air America (as 430). The Caribou was damaged multiple times due to ground fires. In 1975 it returned to the USA and was assigned to the 150th TAS at McGuire (NJ) and the 135th TAS at Baltimore (MD). It returned to the US Army in 1980, serving the Missouri (MO) Aviation Classification Repair Activity Depot (AVCRAD) up to 1991. In Dec 1992 it was registred to the National Museum of Naval Aviation as N6154Z, but scrapped in 2001.
Former Spanish Air Force…one of 20+ Caribous stored at Cape May County Airport by Pen Turbo in January 2002. The aircraft were acquired for a turboprop conversion program that never got going and many were still stored at the airport in March 2018.