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Last updated: 23 April 2021
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Datum:woensdag 20 februari 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-5-DO (DC-4)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Air Vietnam
Registratie: XV-NUM
Constructienummer: 7469
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 46
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 52
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Hue Airport (HUI) (   Vietnam)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Qui Nhon Airport (UIH/VVQN), Vietnam
Vliegveld van aankomst:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
Beschrijving:
A hijacker ordered the crew to divert to Dong Hoi, North Vietnam. The pilot told him an intermediate stop at Dong Ha, North Vietnam was necessary. The flight actually landed at Hue, South Vietnam. The hijacker detonated explosives when realizing he was tricked. A hole measuring 2 by 3 meters was blown in the port side of the fuselage and three starboard windows were broken.

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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Qui Nhon Airport en Da Nang Airport bedraagt 274 km (171 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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