Aviation Photo #1055613 De Havilland Canada DHC-5E Buffalo - United Nations (WFP)

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This old airstrip in Bahr el Gazal province in South Sudan was originally used in the relief effort "Operation Lifeline Sudan" (OLS). It had become overgrown, but was cleared early in 2004 so flights could land there. The Buffalo (owned by Trident Enterprises) appeared out of a blue sky in the morning, picked up a few people, and flew off to Lokichoggio in Kenya.
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    Walt Kilroy
    United Nations (WFP)
    De Havilland Canada DHC-5E Buffalo
    De Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo (C-8/V-7)
    De Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo (C-8/V-7)
    De Havilland Canada
    South Sudan
    February 27, 2004
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Photo Added: June 04, 2006

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10 years ago
Not quite what I had in mind for "Where the buffalo roam" but close enough!! Great plane, great work!

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