Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 25 July 2014
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: 14452/25897
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) show on map
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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Distance from Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB to Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB as the crow flies is NAN km (NAN 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.
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