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Last updated: 16 October 2021
Date:Thursday 7 March 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: 54-594
MSN: 20043
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Khe Sanh (   Vietnam)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
The tail of the Provider was hit by Vietcong mortar attack while the plane was on the runway on March 6. The damage was repairable, but the plane was hit by another mortar attack the day after, destroying the plane.

Destroyed on ground
Damaged on the ground

» 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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