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Last updated: 11 May 2021
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Datum:zondag 8 januari 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas AC-47D Spooky
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 43-49124
Constructienummer: 26385/14940
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Duc Pho (   Vietnam)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
Vliegveld van aankomst:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
Beschrijving:
The AC-47D gunship operated on a night time mission for a target near Duc Pho, Vietnam. Closing in on the target, the airplane was hit by ground fire. A fire erupted. The pilot could not maintain control and the airplane crashed.

Bronnen:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» AC-47D Gunships Homepage > AC-47 Spooky Crew Losses
» 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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