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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 171585
Last updated: 4 November 2019
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Date:14-OCT-1964
Time:forenoon
Type:Silhouette image of generic b50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing KB-50J
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 48-0065
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:11
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 230 km NE of Bangkok -   Thailand
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after take-off due to engine failure. Crew bailed out. 11 on ground killed.
Back in Saigon, I was told by a friend (survivor) this plane flew on after they jumped. He said he saw the plane flying away as he 'chuted down. He said he did not see the plane come apart or go down. The crew all landed near a village in Thailand

Sources:

Passauer Neue Presse 15 October 1964, p13
https://www.thai-aviation.net/files/Air_Accidents.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Nov-2014 19:57 TB Added
29-May-2018 15:05 Philpet43 Updated [Narrative]

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