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Last updated: 27 September 2021
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 11 febrero 1972
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-DO (DC-4)
Operador:Royal Air Lao
Registración: XW-TDE
Numéro de série: 3098
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 17
Total:Fatalidades: 23 / Ocupantes: 23
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:between Savannakhet and Vientiane (   Laos)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Savannakhet Airport (ZVK/VLSK), Laos
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Vientiane-Wattay Airport (VTE/VLVT), Laos
Descripción:
The DC-4 went missing on a flight from Saigon to Savannakhet and Vientiane. Last radio contact was with Bangkok Regional Control Center, when the crew reported overhead the SH point at 13:20 at FL100 and estimating Vientiane at 14:22. Reportedly shot down.

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Distance from Savannakhet Airport to Vientiane-Wattay Airport as the crow flies is 281 km (175 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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Douglas DC-4

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  • 313th loss
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