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Last updated: 17 February 2020
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Datum:maandag 5 februari 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas EC-47Q
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 43-48636
Constructienummer: 25897/14452
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2000-4
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 8
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 8
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:56 km (35 mijl) SE of Saravan (   Laos)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB (UBP/VTUU), Thailand
Vliegveld van aankomst:Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB (UBP/VTUU), Thailand
Beschrijving:
The EC-47Q operated on a radio direction finding mission to locate North Vietnamese tanks on the Ho Chi Minh Trail. The airplane crashed after being hit by ground fire. The wreckage was located February 7, 1973.

Bronnen:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» 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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