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Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 23 October 2016
Fecha:martes 31 enero 1967
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild UC-123B-6-FA Provider
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 54-0611
Numéro de série: 20060
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:24 km (15 milles) W of Sepone (   Laos)
Fase: Maniobras (MNV)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
The Provider rolled inverted, crashed and caught fire while operating on a defoliation mission in a shallow valley in Laos.
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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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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