Accident de Havilland Canada C-7B Caribou (DHC-4) 62-4175, Thursday 30 November 1967
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Date:Thursday 30 November 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada C-7B Caribou (DHC-4)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 62-4175
MSN: 116
Year of manufacture:1963
Fatalities:Fatalities: 26 / Occupants: 26
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:5 km S of Qui Nhon Airport (UIH) -   Vietnam
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Pleiku Airport (PXU/VVPK)
Destination airport:Qui Nhon Airport (UIH/VVQN)
As the C-7 Caribou approached Qui Nhon, the pilot was advised that the weather at the airfield had fallen below safety minima. He decided to proceed to Nha Trang where the weather was better but the aircraft hit a mountain at 1,850 feet. Visibility had decreased due to the presence of low clouds and rain.


Scramble 263
Los Angeles Times (Dec 5, 1967)


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