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Last updated: 20 October 2019
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Datum:maandag 6 april 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada C-7B Caribou (DHC-4)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 63-9746
Constructienummer: 200
Bouwjaar: 1964
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Dak Seang (   Vietnam)
Fase: Manoeuvreren (MNV)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Pleiku Airport (PXU/VVPK), Vietnam
Vliegveld van aankomst:Pleiku Airport (PXU/VVPK), Vietnam
Beschrijving:
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

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