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Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 26 October 2016
Datum:dinsdag 31 januari 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild UC-123B-6-FA Provider
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 54-0611
Constructienummer: 20060
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:24 km (15 mijl) W of Sepone (   Laos)
Fase: Manoeuvreren (MNV)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
Vliegveld van aankomst: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 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.
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