Presidential Helicopter Visits Franklin Airport


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The Presidential Helicopter, Marine 1, refueled at the Franklin Airport on March 11th. Randy and Irene Hughes took a chance to visit with their son, Marine Sergeant Dewey Hughes. Sergeant Hughes, a native of Franklin, is a crew chief for the Presidential Helicopter Squadron, HMX-1 stationed at Quantico, Virginia. The Presidential Helicopter landed at 3 PM and took off after refueling approximately an hour later.

President Bush was not on the helicopter during the visit.

Click here to view the official photo of Marine 1

Little Dot

Coming In

On Approach

Proud Father

On The Runway

Marine 1 on the Runway

Marine 1

Marine 1

Marine 1

Marine 1

Michael and Kate Chapman

Marine 1

Marine 1

Marine 1

Marine 1 Taxis to Refuel

Crew Disembarks

Franklin, NC Airport

Franklin, NC Airport

Dewey Hughes

Crew Photo

Marine 1 Crew Photo

Chapman's by Marine 1

Dewey Hughe's Family

Hughes Family

Departing Franklin
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