1970-1979: Humanitarian Actions
Operation Frequent Wind, April 29, 1975. Republic of Vietnam Air Force Personnel and their families arrive on board USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19) in the South China Sea. This helicopter was one of 15 that landed on board Blue Ridge during the day. All were ditched or pushed into the sea because of lack of space on board the ship. NHHC Photograph Collection, Navy Subject Files.
Published: Tue Apr 28 13:23:51 EDT 2020