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Last updated: 15 August 2020
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Datum:Donnerstag 11 März 1954
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar
Operated by:Civil Air Transport
On behalf of:L'Armée de L'Air
Kennzeichen: 546
Werknummer: 10504
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Dien Bien Phu-Gialam Airport (DIN) (   Vietnam)
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
Betriebsart:Militär
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Unfallbericht:
The aircraft had landed at Dien Bien Phu with an engine malfunction. The airport came under Vietminh shelling that night. The aircraft was hit and burned out.
The aircraft was operated by Civil Air Transport with U.S. pilots on behalf of French troops.

Informationsquelle:
» Guerres mondiales et conflits contemporains 2003/3 (No. 211)
» Working in Remote Countries: CAT in New Zealand, Thailand-Burma, French Indochina, Guatemala, and Indonesia by Dr. Joe F. Leeker


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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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