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Last updated: 23 October 2020
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 25 abril 1964
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123B-19-FA Provider
Operador:Air National Guard
Registración: 56-4388
Numéro de série: 20272
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 1,5 km off Valdez Municipal Airport, AK (VDZ) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Valdez Municipal Airport, AK (VDZ/PAVD), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
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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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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