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Last updated: 19 September 2019
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Datum:Dienstag 29 April 1975
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas VC-47A (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Air America
Kennzeichen: 084
Werknummer: 25345/13900
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:U-Tapao Airport (UTP) (   Thailand)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Flug nach:U-Tapao Airport (UTP/VTBU), Thailand
Unfallbericht:
The VC-47A escaped from Saigon on 29 April 75 when the city was taken by the Viet Cong. The plane crash-landed at U-Tapao Royal Thai Navy Base.

Informationsquelle:
» The aircraft of Air America / by Dr. Joe F. Leeker


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport to U-Tapao Airport as the crow flies is 645 km (403 miles).

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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