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Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 4 December 2016
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 5 febrero 1973
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas EC-47Q
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 43-48636
Numéro de série: 25897/14452
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2000-4
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:56 km (35 milles) SE of Saravan (   Laos)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB (UBP/VTUU), Tailandia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB (UBP/VTUU), Tailandia
Descripción:
The EC-47Q operated on a radio direction finding mission to locate North Vietnamese tanks on the Ho Chi Minh Trail. The airplane crashed after being hit by ground fire. The wreckage was located February 7, 1973.

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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