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The Cadillac of medevac

The C-9A Nightingale made its debut in 1968, landing at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Created to be a dedicated aeromedical evacuation aircraft, the C-9A was equipped with advanced medical capabilities and faster speeds, which made it an effective addition to the U.S. Air Force’s aeromedical evacuation system. (U.S. Air Force photo)

PHOTO BY: Scott Air Force Base
VIRIN: 170106-F-XX000-008.JPG
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