This aircraft was at this time the unique worldwide flying aircraft of this type. It had the markings of Groupe de Chasse (GC) 1/3 and 1st Flight badge of SPA 88 "Serpent". Unfortunately completely destroyed in a dramatic accident on 23 July 1986 at Vannes airfield, killing the French Air Force pilot C. Bove.
The only French Air Force Transall painted in desert camo scheme and based in Dakar, Sénégal within overseas transport squadron "Ouessant" (ETOM 00-055). Previously used by Air France for Air mail duties, this aircraft came back to French Air Force inventory in 1984. Wfu in 1998.
Performing a quick commando stick landing demo during a dynamic demo for high ranking officers from IHEDN ( French national defence war college). This Puma was wearing Helicopters Squadron "Alpilles" markings (EH 04-067).