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Last updated: 18 November 2018
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Date:Monday 18 December 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52
Operator:L'Armée de L'Air
Registration: 384/F-RBDK
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Collision casualties:Fatalities: 15
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tourane (   Vietnam)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair in an accident at Tourane (now known as Da Nang). Two Ju-52's were involved: 328/F-RBEH and 384/F-RBDK.
Press reports indicate that a total of 30 occupants on both planes were killed. The exact number of passengers on board each plane is unknown. Fifteen on each plane is just an estimate.

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