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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 10 February 1971
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild UC-123K Provider
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 56-4373
C/n / msn: 20257
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Phan Rang (PHA) (   Vietnam)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Phan Rang Air Base (PHA/VVPR), Vietnam
Destination airport:Phan Rang Air Base (PHA/VVPR), Vietnam
Narrative:
Crashed. The airplane was spraying against malarial mosquitoes.

Sources:
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» 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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