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US air force showcases C-130 Hercules in central Vietnam

Tuesday, April 07, 2015, 17:40 GMT+7
US air force showcases C-130 Hercules in central Vietnam

The crew of a C-130 Hercules plane of the U.S. air force on Tuesday offered reporters a tour of the aircraft parked in the central Vietnamese city of Da Nang after completing a humanitarian mission, local media said.

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City invited a number of Vietnamese reporters to a session that introduced the features of the C-130 Hercules aircraft coded 1459 at Da Nang International Airport, according to Infonet, the  news website of the Vietnamese Ministry of Information and Communications.

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