Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2014
Status:
Datum:Dienstag 16 Juni 1953
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Aigle Azur
Kennzeichen: F-BEST
Werknummer: 19100
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 29 / Insassen: 29
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 34 / Insassen: 34
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Phou-Lassi Hill (   Laos) show on map
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Vientiane-Wattay Airport (VTE/VLVT), Laos
Flug nach:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Unfallbericht:
Crashed after fire; wreckage found June 29.

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Circular 39-AN/34 (170)


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Distance from Vientiane-Wattay Airport to Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport as the crow flies is 905 km (566 miles).

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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Douglas DC-3

  • 1936th loss
  • ca 13.000 built
  • 2nd worst accident (Zu diesem Zeitpunkt)
  • 16th worst accident (Momentan)
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