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Last updated: 27 October 2020
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 14 enero 1966
Hora:07:40
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Air America
Registración: B-929
Numéro de série: 19496
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:18 km (11.3 milles) N of Vi Thanh (   Vietnam)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Vi Thanh Airstrip, Vietnam
Descripción:
The Douglas C-47 was shot down by Viet Cong. The plane crash-landed and was destroyed by ground fire. All three on board survived the crash, but the pilot and co-pilot were executed by the Viet Cong, and the kicker was interned.

Fuentes:
» The aircraft of Air America / by Dr. Joe F. Leeker


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