Narrative:Crashed into a mountain in the Hai Van Pass in poor weather conditions.
|Date:||Thursday 16 January 1969|
|C/n / msn:|| 20415|
|First flight:|| 1944|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9|
|Total:||Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||29 km (18.1 mls) SE of Hue (Vietnam)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Hue-Phu Bai Airport (HUI/VVPB), Vietnam|
|Destination airport:||Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam|
» The aircraft of Air America / by Dr. Joe F. Leeker
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Hue-Phu Bai Airport to Da Nang Airport as the crow flies is 66 km (41 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.