Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 21 September 2014
Estado:
Fecha:martes 1 febrero 1966
Tipo:Lockheed KC-130F Hercules
Operador:United States Marine Corps
Registración: 149809
Numéro de série: 3709
Año de Construcción: 1962
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:64 km (40 milles) E de la costa de Dong Hoi, Vietnam [Gulf of Tonkin] (   Océano Pacífico) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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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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