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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 167461
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:16-SEP-1971
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas A-1H Skyraider
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 52-134622
C/n / msn: 9851
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ban Nam Tia, Laos -   Laos
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit by ground fire near Ban Len in Plain of Jars, Xiangkhoang Province, Laos.
Landed at small airstrip at Ban Nam Tia, but on touchdown tires blew and the pilot retracted the landing gear. Plane was dropped by a CH-54 helicopter trying to fly it out in high winds.
Pilot survived.

Sources:

- JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jun-2014 14:47 Uli Elch Added
24-Jun-2014 15:10 Uli Elch Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Narrative]

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