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Accident description
Last updated: 27 October 2016
Date:Saturday 2 March 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130A Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 56-0549
C/n / msn: 3157
First flight: 1958
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Hue-Phu Bai Airport (HUI) (   Vietnam)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Hue-Phu Bai Airport (HUI/VVPB), Vietnam
Crash-landed at night in rainy weather.

» 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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