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Last updated: 24 January 2022
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Datum:Dienstag 31 Januar 1967
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild UC-123B-6-FA Provider
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 54-611
Werknummer: 20060
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:24 km (15 Meilen) W of Sepone (   Laos)
Flugphase: Manövrieren (MNV)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
Flug nach:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
Unfallbericht:
The Provider rolled inverted, crashed and caught fire while operating on a defoliation mission in a shallow valley in Laos.
The airplane was probably struck by ground fire as the fourth aircraft of the formation was hit by a bullet, causing the failure of one engine.

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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