Date: August 24, 1965
Time: 10:10
Location: Hong Kong
Operator: Military - U.S. Marine Corps
Flight #: ?
Route: Hong Kong - Da Nang
AC Type: Lockheed KC-130F
Registration: 149802
cn / ln: 3693
Aboard: 72   (passengers:66  crew:6)
Fatalities: 59   (passengers:57  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane crashed into Kowloon Bay after taking off from Kai Tak Airport. Pilot error. Commander's decision to proceed with the takeoff with only three engines. Failure to feather the non-functioning engine or trim the plane for a 3 engine takeoff. Decision not to abort after directional control was lost.

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