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Last updated: 27 September 2016
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Datum:Mittwoch 26 April 1972
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 64-0508
Werknummer: 3992
Baujahr: 1964
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1,5 km (0.9 Meilen) SW of An Loc (   Vietnam)
Flugphase: Manövrieren (MNV)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Flug nach:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Unfallbericht:
The Hercules transport plane operated on a night time mission to drop supplies to beleaguered forces at An Loc. It was struck by ground fire when it approached the drop zone at 500 feet. The airplane crashed.

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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