Posted on: 17 May 2001
Updated on: 6 August 2000

56-6716, Art. #383

6716 in white w/black tail

black tail on white 6716

Deployed to OL-3 Alaska in 1964

History of 56-6716

September 1957, U-2A #6716 delivered to Edwards AFB, CA North Base

It was delivered in "Hard Nose" configuration(Air sampling) for the HASP(High altitude Air Sampling Project) Project

Deployed to Argentina in 1958-1960

Capt. Roger Cooper and 6716 were undamaged in a deadstick landing on frozen lake at Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada on 15 March 1960

Currently on display at Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona as U-2C

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