Narrative:The C-130A Hercules landed heavy at Bunard Airstrip. The crew's vision was obscured by dust blown up by the rotor downwash of an army helicopter.
|Date:||16 APR 1968|
|Type:||Lockheed C-130A Hercules|
|Operator:||United States Air Force - USAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 3088|
|First flight:|| 1957|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||80 km (50 mls) N of Bien Hoa (Vietnam)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
» 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 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.