Rescue of Alfa Foxtrot 586

Andrew Jampoler talked about his book Adak: The Rescue of Alfa Foxtrot 586, in which he chronicles the crash of a crew on a mission flying… read more

Andrew Jampoler talked about his book Adak: The Rescue of Alfa Foxtrot 586, in which he chronicles the crash of a crew on a mission flying over Russia in 1978. In October of 1978 a P-3C Orion military plane caught fire and the crew was forced to ditch the aircraft in the ocean off the coast of Russia. Mr. Jampoler talked about the mission and the rescue of the crew members. The Smithsonian Associates hosted this event. close

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Rescue of Alfa Foxtrot 586

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Program ID:
319027-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 18, 2014
Last Aired:
May 26, 2014

Airing Details

  • May 18, 2014 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 18, 2014 | 10:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 24, 2014 | 12:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 26, 2014 | 11:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 26, 2014 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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