Accident Lockheed C-130E Hercules 63-7878, Tuesday 6 September 1966
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Date:Tuesday 6 September 1966
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 63-7878
MSN: 3949
Year of manufacture:1964
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:16 km SE of Chai-I -   Taiwan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS)
Destination airport:Taichung-Ching Chuan Kang Air Base (RMQ/RCMQ)
Narrative:
Crashed into mountain while operating on a logistics flight.

Sources:

Vietnam Air Losses : United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft losses in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 / Chris Hobson
The Bulletin - Sep 6, 1966

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