Flying Crane Us Army 1967

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    Ngan Son, Vietnam.

    Various shots showing American Army flying crane Sikorsky CH-54A Tarhe helicopter being used in the rebuilding of the large and important bridge at Ngan Son which was destroyed by the Viet Cong. The giant helicopter raises large pre-assembled bridge sections from the bank and lowers them into position where needed.


    Date found in the old record - 23/10/1967.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:21:02:00 / 01:22:05:00
    UN 4321 B
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    UN 4321 B
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    War & Revolution
    vietnam Vietnam
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  • The helicopter is a Sikorsky CH-54A Tarhe.

    jamied 7th May 2012
  • Thanks.

    British Pathé 18th Jun 2012

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