Accident Kaiser-Frazer AC-119G Shadow 53-8155, Monday 27 April 1970
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Date:Monday 27 April 1970
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Kaiser-Frazer AC-119G Shadow
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 53-8155
MSN: KMC-258
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:3 km from Saigon-Tan Son Nhut Airport (SGN) -   Vietnam
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS)
Destination airport:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS)
Narrative:
The pilot could not maintain height after an engine failed immediately after takeoff. The airplane crashed.

Sources:

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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