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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Datum:vrijdag 9 juni 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130B Hercules
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 58-0737
Constructienummer: 3534
Bouwjaar: 1959
Motoren: 4 Allison T56-A-7
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Totaal:slachtoffers: 10 / inzittenden: 10
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:19 km (11.9 mijl) E of Saigon-Tan Son Nhut Airport (SGN) (   Vietnam)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Vliegveld van aankomst:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Beschrijving:
The C-130B was conducting a series of scheduled logistics flights within South Vietnam. The last leg of the trip was from Nha Trang (NHA) to Saigon (SGN). As the aircraft neared Saigon it was vectored around an artillery firing zone. The aircraft broke up in flight, with both wings separating from the fuselage, and crashed.

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» 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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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Nha Trang Airport en Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport bedraagt 316 km (198 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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