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Last updated: 27 September 2021
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Datum:Montag 11 März 1968
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas EC-47P
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 44-77016
Werknummer: 33348/16600
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Ben Het Special Forces Camp (   Vietnam)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Flug nach:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Unfallbericht:
The EC-47P radio intelligence aircraft was hit by 37 mm AAA while flying over Laos at 9500 feet. The no. 1 engine was damaged, hydraulics were lost but the crew managed to leave enemy territory. A forced landing was made at Ben Het Special Forces Camp.

Informationsquelle:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» Vietnam Air Losses : United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft losses in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 / Chris Hobson


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