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1978 Rescue of Alfa Foxtrot 586 Crew

Lockheed P-3C Orion Military Plane

Lockheed P-3C Orion Military Plane

Washington, DC
Sunday, May 18, 2014

Former naval aviator Andrew Jampoler talks about his book, “Adak: The Rescue of Alfa Foxtrot 586.” In October of 1978 a P-3C Orion U.S. military plane caught fire and the crew was forced to ditch the aircraft in the ocean off the coast of Russia. Mr. Jampoler talks about the mission and the rescue of the crew members. 

Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014 at 10:15am (ET)

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