Aircraft Photo of 73-0852 | Northrop F-5E Tiger II | Vietnam - Air Force | AirHistory.net #301359
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:73-0852
Aircraft Original Type:Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter
Aircraft Generic Type:Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter/Tiger
Aircraft Version:Northrop F-5E Tiger II
C/n (msn):R1033
Operator / Titles:Vietnam - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:Cracow - Rakowice-Czyzyny (closed)Map
Country:Poland
Airport Codes:ICAO: EPKC   IATA: -   Local: -   Other: -
Collection:Muzeum Lotnictwa Polskiego
 
Photo Date:27 July 2005
Photo by:Mick Bajcar
Photo ID: 301359
Photo Comment

This aircraft was captured from the SVNAF by the Vietnamese near Saigon in 1975 during the Vietnam War. It was transported to Poland for examination and now forms part of the Polish Aviation Museum. It is on open-air display and the original USAF markings have become visible below the altered South Vietnam flag on the tail.Altered SVNAF insigna can also be seen on the engine air intake.

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