Narrative:Damaged beyond repair in rocket attack. A 122 mm rocket struck the cockpit.
|Date:||Sunday 18 February 1968|
Lockheed C-130B Hercules
|Operator:||United States Air Force - USAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 3540|
|First flight:|| 1960|
|Engines:|| 4 Allison T56-A-7|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Saigon-Tan Son Nhut Airport (SGN) ( Vietnam)
|Phase:|| Standing (STD)|
» Vietnam Air Losses : United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft losses in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 / Chris Hobson
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.