Aviation Photo #4605027 Lockheed C-5M Super Galaxy (L-500) - USA - Air Force

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What a BIG surprise. Thanks to Hurricane Irma we have been seeing a lot of these military birds flying in and out of the island. This is a first in history. Might be the first and last time seeing one of these here in St. Maarten.
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2017:09:18 09:59:51
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    Marseno Bremer
    USA - Air Force
    Lockheed C-5M Super Galaxy (L-500)
    Lockheed C-5 Galaxy
    Lockheed C-5 Galaxy
    Lockheed
    500-0106
    86-0020
    Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana
    St. Maarten
    September 18, 2017
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3.2K   Netherlands
1 year ago
Really nice catch Marseno, all the best wishes for the island!
572   Brazil
1 year ago
Thanks for the awesome picture Marseno. Hope everything gets better for all the people on the island. Best wishes.
1.1K   China
1 year ago
Such a stunning shot ! And hope the situation there would be better soon !!
555   Guatemala
1 year ago
Historic image
England, United Kingdom
1 year ago
Much as I admire the C-5, I also notice the rocks piled up on the usually sandy beach, and the palm trees stripped of absolutely every leaf. That was some hurricane!
1 year ago
What an incredible, iconic shot.
Washington, USA
1 year ago
Um... Where did Maho beach go?
Guadeloupe
1 year ago
Excellent catch Mister Bremer. Tell me, was there not already a "Galaxy" at Juliana after Luis in 95'? I got a picture depicting one of the C-17 prototype overpassing the airport and on the tarmac, but someone also told me years ago that a C-5 was present for less than a day too. Alas, and as always on our island, nearly nobody had took any picture of it (or they kept it in a box).

P.S. : the same man just answered me some minutes ago and finally wrote that the craft sent in 1995 wasn't a C-5 but an An-124. So 86-0020 clearly is the first "Galaxy" which visited us, mea culpa.

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