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Fecha:martes 17 mayo 1966
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123B-13-FA Provider
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 55-4534
Numéro de série: 20195
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Vinh Thanh (   Vietnam)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Descripción:
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.

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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