Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 28 July 2014
Estado:
Fecha:domingo 13 marzo 1966
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas AC-47D Spooky
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 43-49268
Numéro de série: 15084/26529
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:cerca A Roh (   Vietnam) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
Descripción:
The AC-47 gunship was operating on an armed reconnaissance mission along Route 92 west of Da Nang. Radio contact was lost some 45 miles southwest of Da Nang. The airplane was never found. It was considered likely that the airplane was shot down.

Fuentes:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» AC-47D Gunships Homepage > AC-47 Spooky Crew Losses
» Vietnam Air Losses : United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft losses in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 / Chris Hobson


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Distance from Da Nang Airport to Da Nang Airport as the crow flies is 0 km (0 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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