Descripción:Air America's Provider "ST-3" was struck by hostile fire, probably a SA-7 missile. A forced landing was carried out in a hostile area during which the aircraft was severely damaged and abandoned.
|Fecha:||Thursday 5 December 2013|
|Tipo:||Fairchild C-123K Provider|
|Numéro de série:|| 20192 ?|
|Año de Construcción:|| |
|Tripulación:||Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4|
|Pasajeros:||Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0|
|Total:||Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4 |
|Daños en la Aeronave:|| Anulado|
|Consecuencias:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Ubicación:||6,5 km (4.1 milles) S of Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
|Fase:|| En ruta (ENR)|
|Aeropuerto de Salida:||?|
|Aeropuerto de Llegada:||Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam|
The msn 20192 is unconfirmed. One source indicates that this airframe went to Air America as ST-3 while another source states it went to the El Salvador Air Force as FAES121. FAES121 was involved in a fatal accident on 22 August 1992.
» The aircraft of Air America / by Dr. Joe F. Leeker
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.