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Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 13 February 2016
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 11 marzo 1968
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas EC-47P
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 44-77016
Numéro de série: 33348/16600
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Ben Het Special Forces Camp (   Vietnam)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Descripción:
The EC-47P radio intelligence aircraft was hit by 37 mm AAA while flying over Laos at 9500 feet. The no. 1 engine was damaged, hydraulics were lost but the crew managed to leave enemy territory. A forced landing was made at Ben Het Special Forces Camp.

Fuentes:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» 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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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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