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Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Datum:Dienstag 23 März 1954
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119C-17-FA Flying Boxcar
Betrieben durch:L'Armée de L'Air
Gemietet von :Civil Air Transport
Kennzeichen: 186
Werknummer: 10423
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Haiphong-Cat Bi Air Base (HPH) (   Vietnam)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Haiphong-Cat Bi Air Base (HPH/VVCI), Vietnam
Flug nach:Haiphong-Cat Bi Air Base (HPH/VVCI), Vietnam
Unfallbericht:
On 23 March 54, a napalm-laden formation took off from Cat Bi in Vietnam. The copilot on aircraft number 186 raised his landing gear before getting airborne. The plane settled back onto the runway. The 2,000 pounds of aviation fuel and 8,000 pounds of napalm did not ignite.

Informationsquelle:
» Working in Remote Countries: CAT in New Zealand, Thailand-Burma, French Indochina, Guatemala, and Indonesia by Dr. Joe F. Leeker


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