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Last updated: 26 October 2020
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Date:Monday 25 July 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3S model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-117D Super DC-3
Operator:United States Marine Corps
Registration: 17211
C/n / msn: 43391
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 31
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Da Nang Airport (DAD) (   Vietnam)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The airplane operated on a routine transport flight when it stalled and crashed shortly after takeoff from Da Nang, Vietnam.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» Vietnam Air Losses : United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft losses in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 / Chris Hobson


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