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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
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Date:Saturday 13 April 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130B Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 61-0967
C/n / msn: 3654
First flight: 1962
Engines: 4 Allison T56-A-7
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Khe Sanh (   Vietnam)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Khe Sanh, Vietnam
Narrative:
The C-130B transport plane veered off the runway upon landing at Khe Sanh. The airplane struck cargo pallets and several vehicles before coming to rest. A fire erupted.

Classification:
Runway excursion

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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.
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