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Last updated: 21 October 2021
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Datum:vrijdag 20 april 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123B-17-FA Provider
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 56-4368
Constructienummer: 20252
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Hipp Khanh (   Vietnam)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
Vliegveld van aankomst:Dong Ha Air Base, Vietnam
Beschrijving:
The C-123 landed in error at the small Hipp Khanh airstrip near the DMZ. The pilot mistook people on the ground for hostiles and attempted to takeoff. The airstrip was too short and the airplane force landed.

Bronnen:
» Vietnam Air Losses : United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft losses in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 / Chris Hobson
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Da Nang Airport en Dong Ha Air Base bedraagt 136 km (85 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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