Military - U.S. Air Force

Military - U.S. Air Force Thursday December 21, 1972
Shot down by enemy fire. Fuel began to leak and an explosion tore off the left wing. Two crew members parachuted to safety.

Crash Details

DateThursday December 21, 1972
LocationNear Pakse, Laos
Passengers0
Crew16
Fatalities14
Survivors2
Aircraft TypeLockheed AC-130A Hercules
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Air Force
Registration56-0490
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Near Pakse, Laos
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed AC-130A Hercules
1972