ASN Aircraft accident Fairchild C-123K Provider 54-639 Bien Hoa Air Base
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Date:Sunday 18 May 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123K Provider
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 54-639
MSN: 20088
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:10 km (6.3 mls) NE of Bien Hoa Air Base (   Vietnam)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Provider was hit by 12.7 mm ground fire during an airlift mission. The crew headed for Bien Hoa for an emergency landing. The airplane crashed before it could reach the Air Base.

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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