Accident Fairchild C-123B-12-FA Provider 55-4519, Thursday 13 January 1966
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Date:Thursday 13 January 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild C-123B-12-FA Provider
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 55-4519
MSN: 20180
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:An Khe -   Vietnam
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
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Crashed following midair collision with Douglas A-1E Skyraider (52-133989) at night while acting as flareship for the Skyraider which was attacking Vietcong positions. All six on board the Provider and the Skyraider pilot were killed in the accident.


US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
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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