Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 3 mayo 1972
Tipo:Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 62-1797
Numéro de série: 3748
Año de Construcción: 1962
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1,5 km (0.9 milles) NE of An Loc (   Vietnam) show on map
Fase: Maniobras (MNV)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Descripción:
The C-130 Hercules transport plane operated on resupply airdrop mission at An Loc. The airplane had dropped the load and was climbing through 500 feet when it was struck by ground fire. The airplane crashed.

Fuentes:
» 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 Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport to Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport as the crow flies is 0 km (0 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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