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Last updated: 21 September 2021
Status:Voorlopig
Datum:zaterdag 26 maart 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-85-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Thai Air Force - RTAF
Registratie: L2-18/00
Constructienummer: 20053
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:northeastern Laos (   Laos)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX/VTCC), Thailand
Vliegveld van aankomst:Udorn Royal Thai Air Force Base (UTH/VTUD), Thailand
Beschrijving:
The aircraft was reported missing whilst en route from Chiang Mai to Udorn. It became lost and is reported to have crashed in northeastern Laos.
Flight mechanic Prapan Siri-on was released from a Vietnamese PoW camp in March 1973 and claimed the C-47 had been shot down near Quang Biu. Exact location is unclear as a place with that name could not be found.
The fate of the remaining crew is unclear.

Bronnen:
» Thai Aviation History website
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Chiang Mai International Airport en Udorn Royal Thai Air Force Base bedraagt 430 km (269 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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