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Last updated: 23 October 2021
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Datum:Dienstag 6 September 1966
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 63-7878
Werknummer: 3949
Baujahr: 1964
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:16 km (10 Meilen) SE of Chai-I (   Taiwan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Flug nach:Taichung-Ching Chuan Kang Air Base (RMQ/RCMQ), Taiwan
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into mountain while operating on a logistics flight.

Informationsquelle:
» Vietnam Air Losses : United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft losses in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 / Chris Hobson
» The Bulletin - Sep 6, 1966


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Distance from Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport to Taichung-Ching Chuan Kang Air Base as the crow flies is 2090 km (1306 miles).

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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