Unfallbericht:The Caribou was shot down by ground fire as it was pulling up from its dropping run. The aircraft burst into flames and crashed close to the camp
|Datum:||Thursday 5 December 2013|
|Flugzeugtyp:||de Havilland Canada C-7B Caribou|
|Fluggesellschaft:||United States Air Force - USAF|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3|
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0|
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3 |
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||nahe Dak Seang (Vietnam)
|Flugphase:|| Manövrieren (MNV)|
|Flug von:||Pleiku Airport (PXU/VVPK), Vietnam|
|Flug nach:||Pleiku Airport (PXU/VVPK), Vietnam|
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Distance from Pleiku Airport to Pleiku Airport as the crow flies is 0 km (0 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.