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Estado:
Fecha:martes 25 enero 1966
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123K Provider
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 54-702
Numéro de série: 20151
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 42 / Ocupantes: 42
Total:Fatalidades: 46 / Ocupantes: 46
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:9 km (5.6 milles) E of An Khe (   Vietnam)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:An Khe Air Base, Vietnam
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bong Son Landing Zone, Vietnam
Descripción:
The C-123 transport plane carried 42 U.S. Army troops and a load of ammunition and grenades. It was raining and the cloud ceiling was at just 300 feet when the transport plane took off from An Khe, Vietnam. Shortly after takeoff the airplane flew into a hillside. Reportedly the airplane hade suffered a no. 2 engine fire just prior to impacting the hillside.

Fuentes:
» 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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Fairchild C-123

  • 302 built
  • 34th loss
  • 18th accidente fatal
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