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Last updated: 24 September 2021
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Datum:woensdag 26 april 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 64-0508
Constructienummer: 3992
Bouwjaar: 1964
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:1,5 km (0.9 mijl) SW of An Loc (   Vietnam)
Fase: Manoeuvreren (MNV)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Vliegveld van aankomst:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Beschrijving:
The Hercules transport plane operated on a night time mission to drop supplies to beleaguered forces at An Loc. It was struck by ground fire when it approached the drop zone at 500 feet. The airplane crashed.

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» 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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