Aircraft Photo of 56-6700 / 66700 | Lockheed U-2C | USA - Air Force | AirHistory.net #2231
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:56-6700
Alternate Serial:66700
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed U-2/TR-1/ER-2
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed U-2/TR-1/ER-2
Aircraft Version:Lockheed U-2C
C/n (msn):367
Operator Titles:USA - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:WethersfieldMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGVT   IATA: WXF   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:May 1975
Photo by:Richard Vandervord
Photo ID: 2231
Photo Comment

Two of five 349th SRS/100th SRW U-2s on the Airborne Location Strike System/Pave Strike deployment to Wethersfield in May and June 1975. 56-6700 crashed near Bonn in Germany just days after this shot, on 29.5.75. The official press realease stated that they were involved in a "high altitude sampling program"

This photo is copyright © Richard Vandervord, and may not be used or published in any way without permission.

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