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Narrative:A B-57B Canberra was being prepared for a strike mission when an explosion occurred. Debris of the explosion struck other aircraft on the flight line, leading to a chain reaction of fire and bomb explosions.
|Type:||Vought F-8E Crusader|
|Owner/operator:||United States Navy (US Navy)|
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|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Bien Hoa Air Base -
|Destination airport:||Bien Hoa AB|
Ten Martin B-57B Canberra planes were destroyed along with a Navy F-8E, a USAF A-1E, 14 more A-1Es and two VNAF A-1H's. A total of 27 men were killed.
Vietnam Air Losses : United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft losses in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 / Chris Hobson
- JF Baugher
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