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Last updated: 17 October 2017
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Datum:Donnerstag 16 April 1953
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Aigle Azur
Kennzeichen: F-BESS
Werknummer: 19498
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 27 / Insassen: 27
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 30 / Insassen: 30
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:150 km (93.8 Meilen) NW of Hanoi (   Vietnam)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Hanoi-Gia Lam Airport (VVGL), Vietnam
Flug nach:Son-La-Na-San Airport (SQH/VVNS), Vietnam
Unfallbericht:
The DC-3, on a military charted flight to Na San, lost a wing soon after takeoff and crashed.

Informationsquelle:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 55)


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Distance from Hanoi-Gia Lam Airport to Son-La-Na-San Airport as the crow flies is 192 km (120 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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