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Datum:dinsdag 17 mei 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123B-13-FA Provider
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 55-4534
Constructienummer: 20195
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Vinh Thanh (   Vietnam)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Vliegveld van aankomst:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Beschrijving:
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.

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» 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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