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Last updated: 8 December 2021
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Datum:Mittwoch 20 Oktober 1954
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Civil Air Transport
Kennzeichen: B-811
Werknummer: 18947
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Hua Hin (   Thailand)
Flugphase: Manövrieren (MNV)
Betriebsart:Militär
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Unfallbericht:
DC-3 B-811 was owned by Civil Air Transport and chartered by 'Sea Supply', another CIA operation. While practicing paratroop drops near Hua Hin the wingtip dipped and struck sea (Gulf of Siam) in a low turn.

Informationsquelle:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 60)


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