Narrative:The Da Nang Air Base was attacked by Communist troops, firing rockets from a mountainside. They fired about 50 rounds of 120 and 140mm rockets at the base, destroying several planes and killing 12 men.
|Date:||Saturday 15 July 1967|
|Type:||Lockheed EC-130E Hercules|
|Operator:||United States Air Force - USAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 3777|
|First flight:|| 1963|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Da Nang Air Base (DAD) (Vietnam)
|Phase:|| Standing (STD)|
» Pacific Stars and Stripes, 16-7-1967
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.