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Last updated: 19 September 2021
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Date:Saturday 15 July 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130A Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 55-0009
MSN: 3036
First flight: 1957
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Da Nang Air Base (DAD) (   Vietnam)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The Da Nang Air Base was attacked by Communist troops, firing rockets from a mountainside. They fired about 50 rounds of 120 and 140 mm rockets at the base, destroying several planes and killing 12 men.

Classification:
Destroyed on ground
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» Pacific Stars and Stripes, 16-7-1967


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