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Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Datum:Montag 6 April 1970
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada C-7B Caribou (DHC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 63-9746
Werknummer: 200
Baujahr: 1964
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Dak Seang (   Vietnam)
Flugphase: Manövrieren (MNV)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Pleiku Airport (PXU/VVPK), Vietnam
Flug nach:Pleiku Airport (PXU/VVPK), Vietnam
Unfallbericht:
The Caribou was shot down by ground fire as it was pulling up from its dropping run. The aircraft burst into flames and crashed close to the camp

Informationsquelle:
» DeHavilland Caribou Roster
» 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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