9:30-11:20 AM: Having just testified that he has nothing to do with the resupply operations, North handles a Contra crisis when retired CIA agent Felix Rodriguez, aka Max, who is managing the Contra airdrops from El Salvador, takes a C-123
resupply plane from Miami without authorization.
Cooper was at the controls of the C-123
, once owned by Seal, that was shot down by a Sandinista soldier on October 5, 1986, thus-since it was loaded with arms and documentation linking the crew to a chain stretching back to the office of Vice President George Bush-helping to fuel the Iran/contra scandal then bursting upon the world.
After skirting Nicaragua's west coast, the C-123
cargo plane sliced inland over Costa Rica's rugged jungles and up into Nicaragua.
On May 12, 1968, Jackson, commander of an unarmed C-123 transport aircraft, flew on an emergency mission from Da Nang to Kham Duc, South Vietnam, after a special forces camp at Kham Duc was overrun by enemy forces.
Another C-123 transport was ahead of Jackson in the traffic pattern.
He was a command pilot who flew the B-25 Mitchell, C-123
Provider, C-124 Globemaster II, C-7A Caribou and C-118 Liftmaster.
Condor 6, which got off the ground last July, uses three U.S.-contracted Bell helicopters and one State Department-supplied C-123
transport plane, which are flown by U.S.
From the Berlin Airlift years of 1948-1949, utilizing C-47 and C-54 airframes, through the early years of the Vietnam War using C-7 and C-123
aircraft, material handling equipment wasn't all that different.
and asked for permission to install a hidden camera in Seal's newly acquired C-123
The personal flight logs of Wallace Sawyer, co-pilot of the C-123
aircraft shot down over Nicaragua last October, show that he made two landings in October 1985 at the Barranquilla airport on Colombia's Caribbean coast, a standard cocaine exit point.
It's certainly true that, aside from the election results themselves, disclosures stemming from Eugene Hasenfus and the cargo of the C-123
, not to mention the uproar over disinformation and the arms-to-Iran deal, have put a bit of fire into the press's belly and set the Administration somewhat on the defensive.
downing of a C-123
transport plane shipping arms to the contras' southern front.