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Date:Friday 3 January 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123K Provider
Operator:Air America
Registration: ST-1
MSN: 20074
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:9 km (5.6 mls) SW of Nha Trang (   Vietnam)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dalat/Cam-Ly, Vietnam
Destination airport:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Narrative:
Shot down by a 9K32 Strela-2 shoulder-fired, surface-to-air missile (also known as SA-7). The wreckage was found four days later by an Air America Bell 204B.

Sources:
» The aircraft of Air America / by Dr. Joe F. Leeker


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