Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Status:
Datum:Dienstag 28 März 1972
Flugzeugtyp:Lockheed AC-130A Hercules
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 55-0044
Werknummer: 3071
Baujahr: 1957
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 14 / Insassen: 14
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 14 / Insassen: 14
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:16 km (10 Meilen) W of Tchepone (   Laos) show on map
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB (UBP/VTUU), Thailand
Flug nach:Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB (UBP/VTUU), Thailand
Unfallbericht:
The AC-130A gunship operated on a truck hunting mission over the Ho Chi Minh Trail. It was struck by one of three SA-2 surface to air missiles fired at the aircraft.

Informationsquelle:
» 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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Distance from Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB to Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB as the crow flies is NAN km (NAN miles).

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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