Accident Fairchild AC-119K Stinger 53-3156, Thursday 19 February 1970
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Date:Thursday 19 February 1970
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild AC-119K Stinger
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 53-3156
MSN: 11167
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Da Nang Airport (DAD) -   Vietnam
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN)
Narrative:
The AC-119K ran out of fuel while on approach to Da Nang following a night time armed reconnaissance mission. The airplane landed short of the runway and sustained substantial damage.

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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photo (c) USAF; 1957; (publicdomain)

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