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Last updated: 11 December 2017
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Date:Thursday 11 March 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119C-17-FA Flying Boxcar
Operator:L'Armée de L'Air
Registration: 49-186
C/n / msn: 10423
First flight:
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Dien Bien Phu-Gialam Airport (DIN) (   Vietnam)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Dien Bien Phu-Gialam Airport (DIN/VVDB), Vietnam
Narrative:
Shot down on approach to Dien Bien Phu.

Sources:
» Guerres mondiales et conflits contemporains 2003/3 (No. 211)


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