Unfallbericht:The USMC KC-130F Hercules tanker was returning from a mission when it crashed into the sea. The airplane could have been shot down from an enemy vessel in the area. However, this could not be established. The accident may also be attributed to some kind of technical problem.
|Datum:||01 FEB 1966|
|Flugzeugtyp:||Lockheed KC-130F Hercules|
|Fluggesellschaft:||United States Marine Corps|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6|
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0|
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6 |
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||64 km (40 Meilen) E of Dong Hoi, Vietnam [Gulf of Tonkin] (Pacific Ocean)
|Flugphase:|| Während des Fluges (ENR)|
|Flug von:||Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam|
|Flug nach:||Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam|
» 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 Da Nang Airport to Da Nang Airport as the crow flies is 0 km (0 miles).
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.