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Last updated: 23 May 2018
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Date:Saturday 13 March 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-20-DK (DC-3)
Operator:L'Armée de L'Air
Registration: 49949/FRAYC
C/n / msn: 27210/15765
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Dien Bien Phu-Gialam Airport (DIN) ? (   Vietnam)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Destroyed.

The location is not confirmed. Given the fact that the aircraft was destroyed in Indochina on the day of the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, it is likely that it was destroyed at Dien Bien Phu-Gialam Airport, Vietnam.



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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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