Long Time Crew Chief says final goodbye to C-5a

WESTOVER AIR RESERVE BASE, Mass. -- MSgt. Art Needham was given the honor of marshalling "Miss Piggy" from its last parking spot here, for its flight to the "Bone Yard" at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. This C-5, tail number 0211, is an "A" model that has been stored here for over a year on the North Ramp with four others. Although this classic 1968 aircraft had a Martinsburg tail flash for its final flight, it was part of the Westover fleet years ago, and MSgt. Needham had served as its crew chief for 19 years. He nicknamed 0211 "Miss Piggy", which stuck, and as it lumbered into the sky for the last time, he said under his breath, "She served her country well." (Air Force photo by W.C.Pope)

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