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Last updated: 4 June 2020
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Date:Sunday 3 October 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123B-16-FA Provider
Operator:Air America
Registration: N5003X
C/n / msn: 20234
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Long Tieng (   Laos)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Long Tieng Airstrip, Laos
Narrative:
The Provider crashed in an unsuccessful attempt to go-around after the pilot reportedly saw drums on the runway at Long Tieng.

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


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