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Last updated: 25 September 2021
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Date:Wednesday 8 December 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130A Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 56-0502
MSN: 3110
First flight: 1957
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Chu Lai Air Base (VCL) (   Vietnam)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Chu Lai Air Base (VCL/VVCL), Vietnam
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Lost engine on takeoff. The airplane departed with a known engine defect.

Sources:
» Vietnam Air Losses : United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft losses in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 / Chris Hobson


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photo of Lockheed-C-130A-Hercules-56-0502
accident date: 08-12-1965
type: Lockheed C-130A Hercules
registration: 56-0502
 
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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