Narrative:Shot down by small arms fire while on a defoliation mission. The UC-123B crash-landed in a rice paddy.
|Date:||Thursday 5 December 2013|
|Operator:||United States Air Force - USAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 20262|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||5 km (3.1 mls) N of Tam Ky (Vietnam)
|Phase:|| Maneuvering (MNV)|
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Vietnam Air Losses : United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft losses in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 / Chris Hobson
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.