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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 60165
Last updated: 21 August 2017
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Date:24-DEC-1971
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic V10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American Rockwell OV-10A Bronco
Owner/operator:20 TASS, 504 TASG, USAF
Registration: 67-14667
C/n / msn: 305-75
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:15 m SE of Muang Fangdeng -   Laos
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Pleiku, South Vietnam
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Captain Timothy Michael Tucker was a Forward Air Controller assigned to the 20th Tactical Air Support Squadron at Da Nang, and flying from Pleiku, South Vietnam. He and his observer, 1st Lt. William R. FInn were flying an OV-10A (67-14667) when they were shot down about 15 miles southwest of Muang Fangdeng in the extreme southern tip of Laos, controlling fighters on a hot night insertion. A six-day search was conducted but nothing was found

Sources:

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1967.html
http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/OV_10_BRONCO.htm
http://airforce.togetherweserved.com/usaf/servlet/tws.webapp.WebApp?cmd=ShadowBoxProfile&type=Person&ID=81750


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Nov-2011 13:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Nov-2011 13:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn]
23-Nov-2011 13:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date]

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