Vliegtuigongeval op 16 AUG 1954 met Bristol 170 Freighter 21E F-VNAI - Pakse
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Datum:maandag 16 augustus 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic B170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol 170 Freighter 21E
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Air Vietnam
Registratie: F-VNAI
Constructienummer: 12809
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 46 / inzittenden: 51
Totaal:slachtoffers: 47 / inzittenden: 55
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Pakse (   Laos)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Hanoi (unknown airport), Vietnam
Vliegveld van aankomst:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
The Bristol was evacuating people from the Red River delta to Saigon when it crashed into the tributary of the Mekong River while approaching Pakse for an emergency landing due to engine problems.

» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 60)


photo of Bristol-170-Freighter-21E-F-VNAI
accident date: 16-08-1954
type: Bristol 170 Freighter 21E
registration: F-VNAI
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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