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Last updated: 19 November 2018
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Date:Tuesday 24 October 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:China Airlines
Registration: B-1541
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Total:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:at an unknown location (   Vietnam)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Phan Rang Air Base (PHA/VVPR), Vietnam
Destination airport:Pleiku Airport (PXU/VVPK), Vietnam
Narrative:
Crashed.



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Distance from Phan Rang Air Base to Pleiku Airport as the crow flies is 283 km (177 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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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 3846th loss
  • 1460th fatal accident
  • 283rd worst accident (at the time)
  • 331st worst accident (currently)
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 Vietnam
  • 13th worst accident (at the time)
  • 33rd worst accident (currently)
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