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Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Datum:vrijdag 17 juni 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 63-7785
Constructienummer: 3852
Bouwjaar: 1963
Motoren: 4 Allison T56-A-7
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 8
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 8
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:8 km (5 mijl) van Phu Hiep (   Vietnam)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Cam Ranh Airport (VVCR), Vietnam
Vliegveld van aankomst:Okinawa-Kadena AFB (DNA/RODN), Japan
Beschrijving:
The Lockheed C-130E Hercules operated on a routine transport flight between Vietnam and the U.S. air base at Okinawa, Japan. The airplane exploded in midair and crashed into the sea.
It was suspected that the airplane had been sabotaged by Vietnamese communist sympathizers who worked at the base.

Bronnen:
» 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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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Cam Ranh Airport en Okinawa-Kadena AFB bedraagt 2499 km (1562 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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