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Last updated: 11 May 2021
Datum:donderdag 23 november 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada C-7A Caribou (DHC-4)
Vloog voor:Air America
Gehuurd van:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 401
Constructienummer: 63
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Saravane (   Laos)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Pakse Airport (PKZ/VLPS), Laos
Vliegveld van aankomst: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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