Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 1 October 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 4 May 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-15-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Société des Transports Aériens d’Extrême-Orient
Registration: F-BEIB
C/n / msn: 15116/26561
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 14
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Phan Thiet (   Vietnam)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The DC-3 was shot down by communist guerrillas.

Sources:
» Volkskrant 05.05.1952 (p.1)


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