Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 23 April 2014
Status:
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: 15362/26807
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) show on map
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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Distance from Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB to Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB as the crow flies is NAN km (NAN 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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