Accident Fairchild C-123K Provider 40589, Sunday 24 March 1968
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Date:Sunday 24 March 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild C-123K Provider
Owner/operator:Royal Thai Air Force - RTAF
Registration: 40589
MSN: 20038
Total airframe hrs:14847 hours
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Nakhon Phanom Airport (KOP) -   Thailand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Nakhon Phanom Airport (KOP/VTUW)
Destination airport:Nakhon Phanom Airport (KOP/VTUW)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The C-123 was damaged by AAA fire during a mission over Ban Namchalo, Laos. The pilot headed back to Nakhon Phanom for an emergency landing. The aircraft was considered to be damaged beyond repair and scrapped.


Thai Aviation History website
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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