The Special Mission Aircraft That The Government Doesn’t Want Us To Know About

The year is 1970, and two specially modified Lockheed MC-130 U.S. Air Force planes have just taken off from a Thai airbase en route to a Vietnamese prison camp. These craft are part of Operation Ivory Coast – an audacious attempt to rescue 61 American prisoners of war from the communists. And the planes are bristling with top-secret equipment – but there’s a reason that the government have kept them under wraps.