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Members of the 101st Airborne Division Honor Guard carry a casket containing the remains of a member of the 3rd Bn., 502nd Inf., 101st Airborne Div., into a 437th Military Airlift Wing C-141B Starlifter aircraft for a flight to Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. On December 12, 1985, 248 soldiers of the 3rd Battalion were killed in plane crash at airport. They were returning to the United States after participating in peacekeeping duty with the Multi-national Force and Observers in the Sinai Desert

Members of the 101st Airborne Division Honor Guard carry a casket containing the remains of a member of the 3rd Bn., 502nd Inf., 101st Airborne Div., into a 437th Military Airlift Wing C-141B Starlifter aircraft for a flight to Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. On December 12, 1985, 248 soldiers of the 3rd Battalion were killed in plane crash at airport. They were returning to the United States after participating in peacekeeping duty with the Multi-national Force and Observers in the Sinai Desert

 
 
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The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Base: Gander

State: Newfoundland (NF)

Country: Canada (CAN)

Scene Camera Operator: Sgt Vincent R. Kitts

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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16/12/1985
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The U.S. National Archives
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