May 17, 1967

Lincoln Rodon


Good Morning, First of all, I want to express my gratitude to you for providing this incredible data base. I think the possibilities of what can happen with this are unimaginable.

I tried finding my family and myself but was unable to. I tried every possible combination wihout success.

My family boarded a Pan Am flight on May 17th of 1967. We were 5 members in total: my dad (Lincoln Rodon Odio), my mom (Arline Legra Legra), my brothers (Carlos and Jose Rodon Legra) and me (Lincoln Rodon Legra).

If we are not in the data base, could you please inform me of anything that I can do to get my family added. Is there any documentation that I would need in order to have that happen. Please let me know. This is part of our heritage and a source of great pride, which I would love to share with my children and others.

Thank you, Lincoln Rodon

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  • JUNE 7th, 1967

    Ana De Los Reyes

    First of all, I would like to thank you for your great efforts in compiling the Freedom Flights date base information. It was with great emotion that I looked up my father's arrival to freedom information.

  • JULY 24 1968

    Miriam Rodriguez

    We arrive on July 24 1968, I remember as soon we were in the plane we heard a welcome from Pres. Johnson, as we arrive in Miami there were a priest & minister to welcome as I will never will forget that day.

  • NOVEMBER 27, 1967

    Ana María Florin

    It was November 27, 1967 when my mother ( now 83 years old), my father (now deceased) and I came to the United states via the Freedom Flight. We planned to come earlier, but the Bay of Pigs invasion delayed our plans since all flights were put on halt.

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