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Datum:Dienstag 17 Mai 1966
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123B-13-FA Provider
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 55-4534
Werknummer: 20195
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Vinh Thanh (   Vietnam)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Flug nach:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Unfallbericht:
The Provider operated on a night time mission to drop flares over friendly positions in South Vietnam. It was circling at a height of 6500 feet when it was struck by ground fire. A forced landing was attempted but the airplane crashed.

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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