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Last updated: 26 October 2021
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 15 mayo 1968
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 63-7875
Numéro de série: 3945
Año de Construcción: 1964
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Chu Lai Air Base (VCL) (   Vietnam)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Chu Lai Air Base (VCL/VVCL), Vietnam
Descripción:
The aircraft suffered a hard landing accident, causing the left-hand wing to break.
There are conflicting reports as to where it happened. The book Vietnam Air Losses by Chris Hobson suggests it occurred at Song Be, while two photographers claim to have taken photos of the damaged aircraft at Chu Lai Air Base and Quang Tri respectively.

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


Fotos

photo of Lockheed-C-130E-Hercules-63-7875
accident date: 15-05-1968
type: Lockheed C-130E Hercules
registration: 63-7875
 
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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