Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 24 April 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Far Eastern Air Transport - FEAT
Registration: B-251
C/n / msn: 13587
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 28
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 31
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Phan Thiet Air Base (   Vietnam)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Phan Thi?t Air Base, Vietnam
Narrative:
The DC-3 touched down left wheel-first on runway 07, swung left and passed over an earthen mount before crashing through a small hut.

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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.
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