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Last updated: 26 January 2022
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Datum:Sonntag 29 November 1970
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123K Provider
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 54-649
Werknummer: 20098
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 37 / Insassen: 39
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 42 / Insassen: 44
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:24 km (15 Meilen) SW of Cam Ranh (   Vietnam)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Phan Rang Air Base (PHA/VVPR), Vietnam
Flug nach:Cam Ranh Airport (CXR/VVCR), Vietnam
Unfallbericht:
The Provider crashed into the jungle while on a trooping flight between Phan Rang and Cam Rang, Vietnam. It struck high ground at an altitude of 2700 feet in thick cloud.

Informationsquelle:
» 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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Distance from Phan Rang Air Base to Cam Ranh Airport as the crow flies is 51 km (32 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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