Accident description
Last updated: 2 October 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 30 September 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3DST-318A
Operator:Air Vietnam
Registration: B-305
C/n / msn: 3251
First flight: 1940
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 35
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 38
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Da Nang (   Vietnam) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Buon Me Thuot (Ban Me Thuot)-Phung-Duc Airport (BMV/VVBM), Vietnam
Destination airport:Hue-Phu Bai Airport (HUI/VVPB), Vietnam
Narrative:
Crashed into a hill at 970m while diverting to Da Nang due to bad weather at Hue.

Sources:
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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Distance from Buon Me Thuot (Ban Me Thuot)-Phung-Duc Airport to Hue-Phu Bai Airport as the crow flies is 415 km (260 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.
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