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Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 23 April 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada C-7A Caribou
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 61-2399
C/n / msn: 59
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Vung Tau Airport (VTG) (   Vietnam)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A Viet Cong mortar attack at destroyed a Caribou on the ground.

Classification:
Destroyed on ground

Sources:
» DeHavilland Caribou Roster


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