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Last updated: 26 July 2021
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Datum:maandag 16 maart 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed EC-121K Super Constellation
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 145927
Constructienummer: 5508
Bouwjaar: 1958
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 23 / inzittenden: 28
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Da Nang Airport (DAD) (   Vietnam)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Tainan Airport (TNN/RCNN), Taiwan
Vliegveld van aankomst:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
Beschrijving:
The Fleet Airborne Reconnaissance Sqdn One (VQ-1) EC-121K crashed while landing with the no. 3 engine out/feathered while returning from Tainan.
The aircraft stalled, crashed and cartwheeled into a USAF hangar area of airfield and broke into three pieces: cockpit and fuselage forward of the wing slid into revetment wall and burned; center section crashed upside down into a street and burned; the tail section landed on a softball field. One man (tail section) walked away unscathed, the four other survivors (center section) were gravely injured.

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accident date: 16-03-1970
type: Lockheed EC-121K Super Constellation
registration: 145927
 

Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Tainan Airport en Da Nang Airport bedraagt 1464 km (915 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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