Aircraft Photo of 55-4547 / 0-54547 | Fairchild UC-123K Provider | USA - Air Force | AirHistory.net #79058
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:55-4547
Alternate Serial:0-54547
Aircraft Original Type:Fairchild C-123 Provider
Aircraft Generic Type:Fairchild C-123 Provider
Aircraft Version:Fairchild UC-123K Provider
C/n (msn):20208
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:Tucson - Davis-Monthan AFBMap
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KDMA   IATA: DMA   Local: DMA   Other: -
 
Photo Date:10 October 1987
Photo by:Fergal Goodman
Photo ID: 79058
Photo Comment

This Provider was one of the occupants of AMARC's "Celebrity Row" in 1987. It had been used on Operation Ranch Hand during the Vietnam War. This involved using aircraft to spray an estimated 20 million U.S. gallons (76,000 m3) of defoliants and herbicides over rural areas of South Vietnam in an attempt to deprive the Viet Cong of food and vegetation cover.

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