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Last updated: 25 June 2019
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Datum:Freitag 4 Mai 1973
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Fluggesellschaft:Air Cambodge
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Kampot Airport (KMT) (   Kambodscha)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Passagierflug
Flug von:Kampot Airport (KMT), Kambodscha
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
A Douglas DC-3 passenger plane was damaged beyond repair after being struck by a mortar shell. The shell was fired by communist forces. Cambodian military sources reported that the tail of the DC-3 was hit as it was taking off. Three passengers were killed, eight were injured.

Informationsquelle:
» Sarasota Herald-Tribune - May 5, 1973


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