For those who don't need a detailed history of the Apollo 13 mission, here is a list of facts:
LUNAR MODULE: Aquarius
COMMAND/SERVICE MODULE: Odyssey
CREW: James A. Lovell (Commander), Jack L. Swigert* (Command Module Pilot), and Fred W. haise (Lunar Module Pilot)
LAUNCH: April 11, 1970, at 1:13 p.m. EST from Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida
LUNAR LANDING SITE: Assigned to Fra Mauro region of Moon
LANDED ON MOON: Landing aborted after oxygen tank explosion.
RETURN TO EARTH: April 17, 1970
MISSION DURATION: 5 days, 22 hours, 54 minutes, 0 seconds
RETRIEVAL SITE: Pacific Ocean near Samoa
RETRIEVAL SHIP: U.S.S. Iwo Jima
HIGHLIGHTS: Third lunar landing attempt. Mission aborted after rupture of service module oxygen tank. Fra Mauro landing site reassigned to Apollo 14. Classed as a "successful failure" because crew was returned safely to Earth.
*Jack Swigert replaced Ken Mattingly as the CM pilot two days before launch. Mattingly had been exposed to the German measles by back-up astronaut Charlie Duke.