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Last updated: 25 September 2021
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Date:Monday 29 July 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed HC-130P Combat King
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 66-0218
MSN: 4174
First flight: 1966
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tuy Hoa Airport (TBB) (   Vietnam)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A group of about nine Viet Cong soldiers infiltrated the U.S. Air Base at Tuy Hoa, firing rocket-propelled grenades and hurling satchel charges. Two C-130 Hercules planes were destroyed in the attack: 66-0214 (msn 4164) and 66-0218 (msn 4174).

Classification:
Destroyed on ground
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» 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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