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Last updated: 21 October 2021
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Datum:maandag 20 december 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 62-1843
Constructienummer: 3806
Bouwjaar: 1963
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:16 km (10 mijl) S of Tuy Hoa (TBB) (   Vietnam)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Vliegveld van aankomst:Tuy Hoa Airport (TBB/VVTH), Vietnam
Beschrijving:
A Lockheed C-130E Hercules transport plane, serial 62-1843, was destroyed when it crashed while on approach to Tuy Hoa Airport (TBB), Vietnam. All five crew members were killed.
The airplane was flying 13 tons of aviation fuel from Nha Trang (NHA) to Tuy Hoa. It flew into high ground in low cloud-conditions. It has also been suggested that it may have been hit by ground fire.

Bronnen:
» 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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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 Nha Trang Airport en Tuy Hoa Airport bedraagt 92 km (58 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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