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Last updated: 11 May 2021
Datum:Donnerstag 23 November 1972
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada C-7A Caribou (DHC-4)
Betrieben durch:Air America
Gemietet von :United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 401
Werknummer: 63
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Saravane (   Laos)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Pakse Airport (PKZ/VLPS), Laos
Flug nach:Pakse Airport (PKZ/VLPS), Laos
Caribou 61-2401 was leased from the US Air Force by Air America, which operated the plane as "401" in Laos. It was shot down while on a para-drop mission near Saravane.

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