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Last updated: 3 December 2016
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Datum:Sonntag 15 Mai 1966
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas AC-47D Spooky
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 43-49546
Werknummer: 26807/15362
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:16 km (10 Meilen) SE of Ban Hai (   Laos)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB (UBP/VTUU), Thailand
Flug nach:Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB (UBP/VTUU), Thailand
Unfallbericht:
On May 15,1966, a Douglas AC-47D gunship, call sign "Spooky 10," departed Ubon RTAFB on an armed reconnaissance flight in central Laos.
It was shot down by a North Vietnamese anti-aircraft artillery (AAA). The wreckage was not found until August 1994.


Informationsquelle:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» AC-47D Gunships Homepage > AC-47 Spooky Crew Losses


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