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NOAA Photo Library Image - anta0115

A Douglas R4D-5 aircraft crash-landed when its starboard landing gear collapsed on landing on September 15, 1959. There were no fatalities. This must have been a medical evacuation or similar trip as the caption refers to it as a " mercy plane." The aircraft was attached to Antarctic flight squadron VX-6.

Image ID: anta0115, NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Location: Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station
Photo Date: 1959
Credit: Report of Charles L. Roberts Jr., Meteorologist-in-Charge

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