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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Date:Thursday 23 July 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123B-19-FA Provider
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 56-4383
C/n / msn: 20267
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Gia Vuc (   Vietnam)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Gia Vuc Airstrip, Vietnam
Destination airport:Gia Vuc Airstrip, Vietnam
Veered off runway on landing, crashed into barracks and caught fire. The reverse pitch mechanism failed on one propeller.
The airplane was returning from a flare dropping mission.

Runway excursion

» 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


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