Last Flight of 084

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Original Painting:            16 x 20         NOT FOR SALE

Open Edition Prints:       17 x 22         $40

Open Edition Prints:       13 x 19         $20

This is a painting of aircraft 66-19084 assigned to B Company, 228th ASHB of the 1st Cavalry Division, about to line up for a dawn take-off out of Bear Cat, Vietnam on 8 November 1969.  On this day 084 flown by Captain Marty Nelson sustained .30 and .50 caliber hits in the aft pylon. The sling load under transport was jettisoned and the aircraft crashed in flames from 50 feet. The crew and 12 passengers on board were uninjured.