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.
|Date:||Saturday 8 March 1969|
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
|Operator:||United States Air Force - USAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 4035|
|First flight:|| 1965|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Ching Chuan Kang Air Base ( Taiwan)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Destination airport:||Ching Chuan Kang Air Base (RCMQ), Taiwan|
» 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 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.