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Accident description
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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Date:Sunday 17 April 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Continental Air Services, Inc. - CASI
Registration: N8744R
C/n / msn: 20156
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sam Neua (   Laos)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed while on a supply dropping mission in Laos.

Sources:
» Air America - Cooperation with other airlines / Dr. Joe F. Leeker


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