Military - U.S. Air Force

Military - U.S. Air Force Tuesday March 5, 1968
The aircraft attempted a go-around after a small plane landed in front of it but was shot down by enemy ground fire. The plane was hit in the right turbine and crashed in flames.

Crash Details

DateTuesday March 5, 1968
LocationNear Khe Sanh, South Vietnam
Passengers45
Crew4
Fatalities49
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeFairchild C-123K
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Air Force
Registration54-0590
Flight OriginHue
Flight Destination Khe Sanh
Near Khe Sanh, South Vietnam
Military - U.S. Air Force
Fairchild C-123K
1968