Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 24 October 2014
Status:
Datum:woensdag 25 oktober 1967
Type:Fairchild C-123K Provider
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 54-0667
Constructienummer: 20116
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Botsingsslachtoffers:slachtoffers: 1
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Saigon-Tan Son Nhut Airport (SGN) (   Vietnam) show on map
Fase: Taxi (TXI)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Vliegveld van aankomst:Phan Rang AB (PHA), Vietnam
Beschrijving:
A USAF Republic F-105D Thunderchief (59-1737) was landing in poor weather on Tan Son Nhut runway 25L when it collided with a C-123K Provider. The Provider was taxiing along the runway to return to the platform. The crew had decided to postpone the flight because of an approaching thunderstorm. The controller had requested the Provider to clear the runway immediately but the transport plane could not be steered off the runway in time to prevent a collision.
The F-105's wing sliced into the left side of the C-123. The Thunderchief caught fire, killing the pilot.


Bronnen:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» Jack Dole, Lt Col, Retired USAF
» 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 Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport en Phan Rang AB bedraagt 264 km (165 miles).

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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