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Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 22 mayo 1968
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130A Hercules
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 56-0477
Numéro de série: 3085
Año de Construcción: 1957
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Muang Nong (   Laos)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB (UBP/VTUU), Tailandia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB (UBP/VTUU), Tailandia
Descripción:
The C-130A Hercules was operating on a night time flare-dropping mission over the Ho Chi Minh Trail. The airplane failed to return and is thought to have crashed near Muang Nong as other aircraft reported seeing a large fire in the area.
In June 2010, the U.S. Department of Defense announced that the remains of nine U.S. service members had been accounted-for and returned to their families.

Fuentes:
» Vietnam Air Losses : United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft losses in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 / Chris Hobson
» BNO News 8-7-2011


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