Robert S. Fritzius, LT USNR(ret)
8-mm film of approach, landing, and entrance of Lockheed EP-3E ARIES airplane to VQ-1's flight line
Still images on this web page are derived from film freeze-frame shots.
Diagram of hangar area welcoming party showing locations of squadron aircraft visible in the film.
Lockheed EP-3E on Final Approach to Runway 6L NAS Agana
EP-3E (left) VQ-1 Lineman Directing Taxiing EP-3E A-3 (on runway) C-121 (right)
Final turn. Plane pivoting on right mainmount.
Welcoming Party Down Front
Tallest man in khakis is Warrant Officer "Kill a Snake a Day" Phillips.
Welcoming Party Further back
Way Back - EP-3B in hangar
Birds of a Feather
Best I can tell, these planes landed about five minutes apart. This causes me
to speculate that a brief period of "pre-approach" formation flying occurred.
Yes? No? Pictures anybody?
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