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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69537
Last updated: 27 August 2020
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Date:05-AUG-1965
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Martin TB-57E Canberra
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 55-4243
C/n / msn: 345
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Saigon/Tan Son Nhut, SVN -   Vietnam
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Saigon/Tan Son Nhut
Narrative:
Hit by small arms fire, caught fire and crashed while on return to base. Both crew ejected safely.


Sources:

- JF Baugher
Folha de São Paulo 6 August 1965, p2 (2nd Edition)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2012 14:08 Uli Elch Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 14:10 Uli Elch Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
24-Aug-2013 13:01 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
22-May-2015 11:14 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-May-2015 11:16 TB Updated [Location, Destination airport]
22-May-2015 11:18 TB Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]

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