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Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 6 October 2015
Date:Thursday 5 September 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Operator:Air America
Registration: B-150
C/n / msn: 22526
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Ban Phone-Mouang (   Laos)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Shot down on rice dropping mission. The captain and first officer were killed; the radio operator and four kickers were captured.



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