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Last updated: 5 August 2021
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Date:Thursday 20 July 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123B-7-FA Provider
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 54-630
MSN: 20079
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Gia Vuc (   Vietnam)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
Destination airport:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
Narrative:
Shot down by small-arms fire while on a defoliation mission. The airplane was flying a 150 feet when it was struck.

Sources:
» 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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