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Last updated: 27 October 2016
Datum:Montag 24 November 1969
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130A Hercules
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 56-0533
Werknummer: 3141
Baujahr: 1957
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:24 km (15 Meilen) E of Ban Talan (   Laos)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB (UBP/VTUU), Thailand
Flug nach:Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB (UBP/VTUU), Thailand
The C-130 was operating on a 'Blind Bat' forward air control mission. It orbited at 9000 feet above the 4000 ft cloud base over southern Laos. It was struck by several rounds of 37 mm flak and crashed in flames.

» 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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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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