U.S. Air Force Special Air Missions

U.S. Air Force Special Air Missions (HMR8V)

Location: Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762 Prince George's County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 48.408', W 76° 52.759'

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This Lockheed Jetstar is the original 4-engine prototype first flown on 3 April 1958. Its descendant, the C-140B has flown over half of all Special Air Missions [SAM] since joining the 89th Military Airlift Wing in 1963. The workhorse of the SAM fleet, this Jetstar is fitting tribute to all men and women of the 89th Military Airlift Wing and its predecessor units. They have written a remarkable chapter in Air Force and aviation history—-one of unparalleled safety, reliability and service while airlifting the President, Vice-President, and senior government officials of the United States and other nations. To all SAM professionals we dedicate this monument.
27 August 1983
HM NumberHMR8V
Year Placed1983
Placed ByU.S. Air Force
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 4:09am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 336818 N 4297014
Decimal Degrees38.80680000, -76.87931667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.408', W 76° 52.759'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 24.48" N, 76° 52' 45.54" W
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Area Code(s)240, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1234 Menoher Dr, Joint Base Andrews MD 20762, US
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