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Last updated: 17 November 2018
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Fecha:martes 28 marzo 1972
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed AC-130A Spectre
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 55-0044
Numéro de série: 3071
Año de Construcción: 1957
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 14
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 14
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:16 km (10 milles) W of Tchepone (   Laos)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB (UBP/VTUU), Tailandia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB (UBP/VTUU), Tailandia
Descripción:
The Lockheed AC-130A Spectre gunship operated on a truck hunting mission over the Ho Chi Minh Trail. It was struck by one of three SA-2 surface to air missiles fired at the aircraft.

Fuentes:
» 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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