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Last updated: 26 September 2021
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Date:Monday 1 September 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas AC-47D Spooky
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-49021
MSN: 26282/14837
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Phú My (   Vietnam)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bien Hoa Air Base, Vietnam
Destination airport:Bien Hoa Air Base, Vietnam
Narrative:
The AC-47D gunship was called in night patrol to assist troops that were under fire 32 km east of Bien Hoa. The airplane was struck by ground fire and crashed.

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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