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Last updated: 22 September 2021
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Date:Sunday 1 November 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123B-17-FA Provider
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 56-4355
MSN: 20239
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Magong (   Taiwan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft ditched in the Taiwan Straits while on ferry flight from Vietnam to Taiwan for maintenance. The crew was saved by
fishing boats.

Classification:
Ditching

Sources:
» Air America: Fairchild C-123 Providers / by J.F. Leeker


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