Date & Time: Aug 21, 1967 at 0835 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft C-45 Expeditor
Quảng Ngãi – Tam Kỳ – Đà Nẵng
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The twin engine aircraft was completing a special flight from Quảng Ngãi to Đà Nẵng with an intermediate stop in Tam Kỳ on behalf of the US Air Force. Shortly after takeoff from Tam Kỳ Airport, while climbing, one of the engine failed. The pilot elected to make an emergency landing when the airplane struck a dirt bank and crashed in flames. Four passengers were killed while four other occupants were injured.
Engine failure after takeoff for undetermined reason.