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Last updated: 19 October 2017
Date:Friday 3 January 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123K Provider
Operator:Air America
Registration: ST-1
C/n / msn: 20074
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:9 km (5.6 mls) SW of Nha Trang (   Vietnam)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Dalat/Cam-Ly, Vietnam
Destination airport:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Shot down by a SA-7 missile. The wreckage was found four days later by an Air America Bell 204B

» The aircraft of Air America / by Dr. Joe F. Leeker


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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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