Accident Lockheed C-130B Hercules 61-2637, Tuesday 29 April 1969
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Date:Tuesday 29 April 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: 61-2637
MSN: 3673
Year of manufacture:1962
Engine model:Allison T56-A-7
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Loc Ninh -   Vietnam
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The C-130B, on a resupply flight was struck by ground fire while on finals to Loc Ninh. The starboard wheel well caught fire. The crew carried out a crash landing at Loc Ninh. The crew escaped but the airplane was destroyed by fire.

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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