Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 23 December 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 3 January 1975
Type:Fairchild C-123K Provider
Operator:Air America
Registration: ST-1
C/n / msn: 20074
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:9 km (5.6 mls) SW of Nha Trang (   Vietnam) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dalat/Cam-Ly, Vietnam
Destination airport:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Narrative:
Shot down by a SA-7 missile. The wreckage was found four days later by an Air America Bell 204B

Sources:
» The aircraft of Air America / by Dr. Joe F. Leeker


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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.
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