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Datum:Samstag 26 März 1966
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130A Hercules
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 56-0506
Werknummer: 3114
Baujahr: 1957
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Tuy Hoa (TBB) (   Vietnam)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Tuy Hoa Airport (TBB/VVTH), Vietnam
Unfallbericht:
Due to a failure in the propeller pitch mechanism one of the engines' propellers could not be used to decelerate. The airplane swerved off the runway into a ditch, in an attempt to avoid a truck at the end of the runway. Damage was repairable, but the Hercules was damaged beyond repair when recovery crew attempted to tow the airplane using a tank and a steel cable through openings in the fuselage.

Informationsquelle:
» 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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