Accident Fairchild C-123B-17-FA Provider 56-4366, Sunday 15 July 1962
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Date:Sunday 15 July 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild C-123B-17-FA Provider
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 56-4366
MSN: 20250
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:24 km S of Ban Me Thuot -   Vietnam
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS)
Destination airport:Buon Me Thuot (Ban Me Thuot)-Phung-Duc Airport (BMV/VVBM)
The Provider was descending through a cloud cover over mountainous terrain. Low ceiling forced the crew to climb but the airplane flew into a wooded hillside. All four crew members survived with minor injuries and were rescued three days later by helicopter.


Vietnam Air Losses : United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft losses in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 / Chris Hobson
USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher

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