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Last updated: 25 September 2021
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Date:Thursday 12 September 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: 54-714
MSN: 20163
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Vinh Long Air Base (   Vietnam)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Vinh Long Air Base (XVL), Vietnam
Narrative:
Veered off the runway when one just propeller went into reverse on landing.

Classification:
Runway excursion

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


Photos

photo of Fairchild-C-123K-Provider-54-0714
accident date: 12-09-1968
type: Fairchild C-123K Provider
registration: 54-0714
photo of Fairchild-C-123K-Provider-54-0714
accident date: 12-09-1968
type: Fairchild C-123K Provider
registration: 54-0714
 
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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