Narrative:Veered off runway on landing, crashed into barracks and caught fire. The reverse pitch mechanism failed on one propeller.
|Date:||Thursday 23 July 1964|
|Type:||Fairchild C-123B-19-FA Provider|
|Operator:||United States Air Force - USAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 20267|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Gia Vuc (Vietnam)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Departure airport:||Gia Vuc Airstrip, Vietnam|
|Destination airport:||Gia Vuc Airstrip, Vietnam|
The airplane was returning from a flare dropping mission.
» Vietnam Air Losses : United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft losses in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 / Chris Hobson
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.