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Last updated: 31 March 2020
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Date:Friday 31 August 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F
Operator:Bird & Sons
Registration: N4877V
C/n / msn: 22442
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Phu Fa (   Laos)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Curtiss C-46F, crashed into a mountain peak near Phu Fa in central Laos, while making a low level-drop at the LS-16 strip

Sources:
» Air America cooperation with other airlines / Dr. Joe F Leeker


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