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United States Air Force and Belgium Army medical staff work on a Angolan patient injured in the crash of his AN-24 transport on take-off from the Brazzaville, Congo airport. The patient was taken from the crash site at the end of the runway to the medical facility located in a Congolese hangar near the middle of the runway which was in place in support of PHOENIX GAUNTLET. PHOENIX GAUNTLET deployed enabling forces as part of contingency planning to prepare for a possible evacuation of Americans from Zaire, gripped in a civil war

United States Air Force and Belgium Army medical staff work on a Angolan patient injured in the crash of his AN-24 transport on take-off from the Brazzaville, Congo airport. The patient was taken from the crash site at the end of the runway to the medical facility located in a Congolese hangar near the middle of the runway which was in place in support of PHOENIX GAUNTLET. PHOENIX GAUNTLET deployed enabling forces as part of contingency planning to prepare for a possible evacuation of Americans from Zaire, gripped in a civil war

 
 
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Subject Operation/Series: PHOENIX GAUNTLET

Base: Brazzaville

Country: Congo (COG)

Scene Camera Operator: A1C Greg L. Davis, USAF

Release Status: Released to Public
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14/04/1997
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