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Last updated: 6 August 2021
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Date:Sunday 21 November 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123B-13-FA Provider
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 55-4530
MSN: 20191
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,6 km (1 mls) from Da Nang Airport (DAD) (   Vietnam)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
Narrative:
The Provider was approaching Da Nang (DAD) in heavy rain, high winds and darkness when it crashed short of the runway.

Sources:
» The aircraft of Air America / by Dr. Joe F. Leeker
» Vietnam Air Losses : United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft losses in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 / Chris Hobson


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