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Last updated: 27 October 2020
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Datum:vrijdag 14 januari 1966
Tijd:07:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Air America
Registratie: B-929
Constructienummer: 19496
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:18 km (11.3 mijl) N of Vi Thanh (   Vietnam)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Vliegveld van aankomst:Vi Thanh Airstrip, Vietnam
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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