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Last updated: 16 October 2018
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Date:Saturday 8 March 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 64-0545
C/n / msn: 4035
First flight: 1965
Crew:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ching Chuan Kang Air Base (   Taiwan)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Ching Chuan Kang Air Base (RCMQ), Taiwan
Narrative:
Crashed short of the runway in poor weather following a flight from Vietnam. Three crew members initially survived the accidents but died on the 14th, 15th and 16th of March.

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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