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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Sunday 12 March 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 63-7772
C/n / msn: 3838
First flight: 1963
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:An Khe (   Vietnam)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:An Khe Air Base, Vietnam
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed when the crew's vision was obscured by dust from the rotor downwash of an Army Chinook transport helicopter.

Sources:
» 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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