Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 20 February 2017
Narrative:Shot down by Communist forces while on a drop mission.
Shot down from the ground
Loss of control
|Date:||Sunday 4 February 1962|
Curtiss C-46D-20-CU Commando
|C/n / msn:|| 22362|
|First flight:|| 1945|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||near Xieng Khouang ( Laos)
|Phase:|| Maneuvering (MNV)|
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.