The first LQ8 I rememder was put into the runway by Lt Adi (not sure of spelling) who was A PPC in training this happened during spring Board in Puerto Rico 1964?or so. The only crew member I recall was Jack Gentry AO3.
Pictures of First Crews
Please reply to me about names and pictures of first crews. I was on Crew 8 with Red Laverne, Fred MacAfee and others from 68-71. E-mail me at email@example.com
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Terrance F. Reid
Am looking for Terrance F. Reid, that I flew with in VP56 in 1969-1971. Have tried several avenues and no such luck. If anyone should know Terrance, or know how I might increase my search I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you............SCPO James R. Ball
Am trying to locate the survivors of the P5M Seaplane that crashed at NAS Norfolk, Va. on April 9th. 1955. I, Jack F. Reed am one of that crew that survived...any info will be greatly appreciated. ... More
I have photos,names of the first crews assigned to VP-56 at NAS Patuxent River,MD.
VP-56 was first squadron to receive the P-3C aircraft; extensive training; deployment to Iceland, Puerto Rico. Service years 1968-1970.