Accident Lockheed C-130B Hercules 61-0965, Monday 23 June 1969
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Date:Monday 23 June 1969
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed C-130B Hercules
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 61-0965
MSN: 3652
Year of manufacture:1961
Engine model:Allison T56-A-7
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Katum -   Vietnam
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS)
Destination airport:Katum
Narrative:
Hit by enemy ground fire while at 3000 feet on approach to Katum. The airplane stalled, entered a spin and crashed. It was transporting three pallets of Howitzer ammunition to the Special Forces camp at Katum.

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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