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Date:Monday 6 October 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130B Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 58-0718
MSN: 3513
First flight: 1959
Engines: 4 Allison T56-A-7
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Chu Lai (   Vietnam)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
Narrative:
Crashed following an on-board explosion. Friendly fire or sabotage could have caused the accident.

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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