Descripción del Accidente ASN 26 NOV 1966 Douglas C-47D (DC-3) 44-76574 - Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN)
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Fecha:sbado 26 noviembre 1966
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 44-76574
Numéro de série: 32906/16158
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 26 / Ocupantes: 26
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) (   Vietnam)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Korat AFB (VTUN), Tailandia
Descripción:
The Douglas C-47D transport plane departed from Tan Son Nhut Air Base near Saigon on a night time administrative flight back to Korat RTAFB in Thailand.
Shortly after takeoff the aircrew advised Tan Son Nhut they had an engine problem and were returning to that airfield. Their first approach was aborted when the landing gear would not extend. During the second approach the airplane impacted a rice paddy while on short final to the runway. The no. 2 engine's propeller was in the feathered position.

Fuentes:
» Tan Son Nhut Association


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Distance from Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport to Korat AFB as the crow flies is 671 km (419 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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