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Last updated: 8 August 2020
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Date:Tuesday 21 March 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada U-1A Otter (DHC-3)
Operator:Khmer Air Force
Registration: 0-53277
C/n / msn: 124
First flight: 1956
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Phnom Penh-Pochentong Airport (PNH) (   Cambodia)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Three de Havilland Canada U-1A Otter of the Khmer Air Force were destroyed at Phnom Penh-Pochentong Airport in a rocket and mortar attack. The aircraft involved were: 0-53277 (msn 124); 0-53311 (msn 173); and 0-92209 (msn 346).

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» Khmer Air Force U-1A Otters / Dr. Joe F. Leeker


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