Accident Fairchild AC-119G Shadow 52-5907, Saturday 11 October 1969
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Date:Saturday 11 October 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild AC-119G Shadow
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 52-5907
MSN: 11074
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Saigon-Tan Son Nhut Airport (SGN) -   Vietnam
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS)
Destination airport:
Crashed on takeoff when one engine failed. The fully laden airplane could not maintain height and crashed.
In addition to six occupants, one Vietnamese (17) on ground killed.


Vietnam Air Losses : United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft losses in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 / Chris Hobson
San Bernardino Sun 12 October 1969, p12
St. Petersburg Times 13 October 1969, P5a


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