Accident Fairchild C-123B-19-FA Provider 56-4388,
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Date:Saturday 25 April 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild C-123B-19-FA Provider
Owner/operator:Air National Guard
Registration: 56-4388
MSN: 20272
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:ca 1,5 km off Valdez Municipal Airport, AK (VDZ) -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Valdez Municipal Airport, AK (VDZ/PAVD)
Destination airport:
The aircraft struck the surface of the Prince-William Sound 1.5 km off shore 3 minutes after takeoff at night during heavy snowfall. The C-123 was in a shallow descent with both engines operable.
Spatial disorientation is strongly suspected.



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