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Last updated: 18 November 2018
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Date:Friday 10 March 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas VC-47J (DC-3)
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 99844
C/n / msn: 33267/16519
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 21 / Occupants: 21
Total:Fatalities: 25 / Occupants: 25
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Phan Rang (   Vietnam)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Cam Ranh Airport (VVCR), Vietnam
Destination airport:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Narrative:
Crashed while on an administrative Navy flight between Cam Ranh and Saigon, Vietnam.

Sources:
» 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 Cam Ranh Airport to Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport as the crow flies is 307 km (192 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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Douglas DC-3

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  • 3813th loss
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