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Last updated: 25 May 2020
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Date:Friday 1 March 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123K Provider
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 54-0694
C/n / msn: 20143
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Khe Sanh (   Vietnam)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Khe Sanh, Vietnam
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed-landed back on the runway when being hit by fragments from an exploding mortar..

Sources:
» BAAA-ACRO


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photo of Fairchild-C-123K-Provider-54-0694
accident date: 01-03-1968
type: Fairchild C-123K Provider
registration: 54-0694
 
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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