Hull-loss description
Last updated: 2 October 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 18 February 1968
Type:Lockheed C-130B Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 58-0743
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) show on map
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair in rocket attack. A 122mm rocket struck the cockpit.

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 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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