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SAM 26000 Logbook

This scan from the SAM 26000 logbook shows the entries made on Nov. 22, 1963, the day President John F. Kennedy flew to Dallas, Texas, where he was assassinated. It logs President Kennedy's final flight from Dallas (Love Field) to Andrews Air Force Base. On this flight Kennedy's body was returned to Washington, D.C. (U.S. Air Force photo)

This scan from the SAM 26000 logbook shows the entries made on Nov. 22, 1963, the day President John F. Kennedy flew to Dallas, Texas, where he was assassinated. It logs President Kennedy's final flight from Dallas (Love Field) to Andrews Air Force Base. On this flight Kennedy's body was returned to Washington, D.C. (U.S. Air Force photo)

This scan from the SAM 26000 logbook shows the entries made on Nov. 22, 1963, the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. SAM 26000 carried Kennedy's body and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson back to Washington, D.C. It was on this aircraft that Vice President Johnson was sworn in as the new President of the United States. (U.S. Air Force photo)

This scan from the SAM 26000 logbook shows the entries made on Nov. 22, 1963, the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. SAM 26000 carried Kennedy's body and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson back to Washington, D.C. It was on this aircraft that Vice President Johnson was sworn in as the new President of the United States. (U.S. Air Force photo)

This scan shows the planned itinerary for SAM 26000 on Nov. 21-23, 1963. (U.S. Air Force photo)

This scan shows the planned itinerary for SAM 26000 on Nov. 21-23, 1963. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Note: This item is currently in storage.

These logbook entries illustrate some of the historic flights made by Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 (Air Force One) from 1963-1965.

The logbook shows the entries made on Nov. 22, 1963, the day President John F. Kennedy flew to Dallas, Texas, where he was assassinated. It logs President Kennedy's final flight from Dallas (Love Field) to Andrews Air Force Base. On this flight Kennedy's body was returned to Washington, D.C.

The logbook also shows entries made under the new President Lyndon B. Johnson. It was on this aircraft that Vice President Johnson was sworn in as the new President of the United States.

Donated from the Estate of James B. & Emily M. Swindal, through their daughter, Kathryn E. Swindal.

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