Accident Lockheed C-130A Hercules 55-0038, Saturday 18 September 1965
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Date:Saturday 18 September 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed C-130A Hercules
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 55-0038
MSN: 3065
Year of manufacture:1957
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:off Qui Nhon Airport (UIH) -   Vietnam
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS)
Destination airport:Qui Nhon Airport (UIH/VVQN)
The Hercules struck the water as it rolled out of a turn while on final approach to Qui Nhon. The crew were flying a VFR approach in low cloud conditions with rain.


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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