Medical Google Map Of The Crash Site 2011

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Google Map of the crash site 2011

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posted by alias manhhai on Thursday 20th of April 2017 02:43:50 PM

Nơi phi cơ gặp nạn thuộc khu phố 2, đường Vườn Lài, phường An Phú Đông, quận 12, TP HCM ngày nay news.zing.vn/hien-truong-tai-nan-may-bay-babylift-ngay-ay... Google Map of the crash site 2011 Posted on August 23, 2011 Google map of area now. First impact was on the left. We skipped over the saigon river, touching down on the far bank, skidding to a rest approximatel where the map tack is. At the time, it was nothing but rice fields. Now, the city has built bridges and populated the area. Note Tan Son Nhut airport upper right. secretabilitytofly.wordpress.com/author/dmurch74/page/2/ Accident description Last updated: 8 January 2017 Accident description aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19750404-0 Status: Date:Friday 4 April 1975 Time:ca 16:30 Type:Silhouette image of generic C5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different Lockheed C-5A Galaxy Operator:United States Air Force - USAF Registration:68-0218 C/n / msn:500-0021 First flight: Engines:4 General Electric TF39 Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 17 Passengers:Fatalities: 150 / Occupants: 311 Total:Fatalities: 155 / Occupants: 328 Airplane damage:Destroyed Airplane fate:Written off (damaged beyond repair) Location:4 km (2.5 mls) NE of Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) ( Vietnam) Phase:En route (ENR) Nature:Military Departure airport:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam Destination airport:Angeles City-Clark Air Base (CRK/RPMK), Philippines Narrative: C-5 Galaxy 68-0218 was the initial mission of Operation Babylift to bring Vietnamese orphans to the US in the few remaining days before the Republic of Vietnam fell. The C-5 departed Saigon-Tan Son Nhut Airport at 16:03. Twelve minutes after takeoff, after climbing through FL230, there was what seemed to be an explosion as the lower rear fuselage was torn apart. The locks of the rear loading ramp had failed, causing the door to open and separate. A rapid decompression occurred. Control and trim cables to the rudder and elevators were severed, leaving only one aileron and wing spoilers operating. Two of the four hydraulic systems were out. The crew wrestled at the controls, managing to keep control of the plane with changes in power settings by using the one working aileron and wing spoilers. The crew descended to an altitude of 4,000 feet on a heading of 310 degrees in preparation for landing on Tan Son Nhut's runway 25L. About halfway through a turn to final approach, the rate of descent increased rapidly to 4,000 feet per minute. Seeing they couldn't make the runway, full power was applied to bring the nose up. At 50 feet, the throttles where retarded to idle and the C-5 touched down in a rice paddy. Skidding about 1,000 feet, the aircraft again became airborne for a half mile before hitting a dike and breaking into four parts. The cargo compartment was completely destroyed, killing 141 of the 149 orphans and attendants. Only three of 152 in the troop compartment perished. Five of the flight crew, three of the medical team, and three others lost their lives, but 173 of the 328 aboard survived. Probable Cause: Classification: Cargo door failure Sources: » Air Force Magazine, Aug. 1991

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