Narrative:Crashed and caught fire.
|Date:||Wednesday 7 March 1973|
|Type:||Fairchild C-123K Provider|
|C/n / msn:|| 20185|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Ban Hong Sa (Laos)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Luang Prabang Airport (LPQ/VLLB), Laos|
|Destination airport:||Ban Houel Airport (OUI), Laos|
» The aircraft of Air America / by Dr. Joe F. Leeker
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Luang Prabang Airport to Ban Houel Airport as the crow flies is 183 km (115 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.