Descripción del Accidente ASN 27 NOV 1970 Fairchild C-123K Provider 55-4574 - Nha Trang Airport (NHA)
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Estado:
Fecha:viernes 27 noviembre 1970
Hora:13:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123K Provider
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 55-4574
Numéro de série: 20235
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 73 / Ocupantes: 73
Total:Fatalidades: 79 / Ocupantes: 79
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:25 km (15.6 milles) SW of Nha Trang Airport (NHA) (   Vietnam)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 1402 m (4600 feet) amsl
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Descripción:
Weather was poor with a broken overcast at 2000 feet and 1500 m visibility. The C-123 was en route to Nha Trang Air Base when it struck trees on a ridge at an elevation of 4600 feet (1402 m), some 500 feet below the top. The wreckage was found nine days after the accident.

Fuentes:
» Military aviation disasters : significant losses since 1908 / D. Gero, 1999
» 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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Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport to Nha Trang Airport as the crow flies is 316 km (198 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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