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Last updated: 16 January 2022
Datum:Donnerstag 12 Oktober 1967
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130A Hercules
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 57-0467
Werknummer: 3174
Baujahr: 1958
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 1
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Dak To (   Vietnam)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Dak To Airfield, Vietnam
Flug nach:Cam Ranh Airport (CXR/VVCR), Vietnam
The C-130A Hercules transport plane hit a bulldozer that crossed the runway just as the airplane was taking off. The driver of the bulldozer was killed. The Hercules managed to get airborne and continued to Cam Ranh Bay where it landed safely. Damage to the airplane was deemed irreparable with the resources available.

» 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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