Unfallbericht:The Provider rolled inverted, crashed and caught fire while operating on a defoliation mission in a shallow valley in Laos.
|Datum:||31 JAN 1967|
|Flugzeugtyp:||Fairchild UC-123B-6-FA Provider|
|Fluggesellschaft:||United States Air Force - USAF|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5|
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0|
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5 |
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||24 km (15 Meilen) W of Sepone (Laos)
|Flugphase:|| Manövrieren (MNV)|
|Flug von:||Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam|
|Flug nach:||Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam|
The airplane was probably struck by ground fire as the fourth aircraft of the formation was hit by a bullet, causing the failure of one engine.
» 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.