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57-6151 RU-6A "Slow Poke" of 3rd RRU, Tan Son Nhut.

Photo: Col. Sam Conley Jr. © 1963




57-6151 US Army # 1815. L-20 No. 816. Command A-13. Delivered 21-Jul-1958. Built as L-20A and re- designated U-6A in 1962. Converted to RU-6A configuration in 1962

57-6151 Operated with 3rd RRU (Radio Research Unit)  at Da Nang, Vietnam. Named “Slow Poke.

Accident: 14-Jan-1965. Crashed after engine failure, 32 miles N/W of Tan Son Nhut, Vietnam.

57-6151 For sale at Coleman Barracks, Mannheim-Sandhofen, Germany. Feb-1973.

No regn Purchased by B & M Aviation, Lachute, ON. 01-Apr-1973. Sold in 1976.

No regn Reportedly sold to Nipawin Air Services Ltd., Nipawin, SK. (Presumably for spares reduction.)

Fate Unknown