Aviation Photo #1139092 Boeing 707-351C - Northwest Orient Airlines

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The first visit to Australia by the President of the Republic of Korea occurred on 16Sep1968. His Excellency President Park Chung-Hee arrived at RAAF Base Fairbairn, Canberra (YSCB), in pristine Northwest Orient Boeing 707-351C N386US Cn 19777. The aircraft is shown on the apron after the official VIP welcome ceremony, with an RAAF VIP BAC-111 (A12-124) 'going around' from Rwy 35 in the background. The President, his wife, and daughter (future President), departed Canberra in N386US on 18Sep1968.
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    Wolodymir Nelowkin
    Northwest Orient Airlines
    Boeing 707-351C
    Boeing 707-300 (C-18/C-137/E-3/E-6/E-8)
    Boeing 707-300 (C-18/C-137/E-3/E-6/E-8)
    Canberra (Fairbairn)
    Australian Capital Territory
    September 16, 1968
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Photo Added: November 15, 2006

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8 years ago
Awesome photograph, your photos make a great contribution- the first visit by President Park Hung Hee. Could this photo also be the first time a Northwest jet arrived in Australia?

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