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Last updated: 24 October 2017
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Date:Sunday 10 June 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-440
Operator:Air Cambodge
Registration: N999JZ
C/n / msn: 40
First flight: 1953
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Phnom Penh-Pochentong Airport (PNH) (   Cambodia)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Communist gunners fired 122 mm rockets into Phnom Penh's airport. Some 12 rockets are said to have hit in and around the airport.
Five people on the ground were reported dead.

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» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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