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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151148
Last updated: 19 November 2021
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Date:26-MAR-1970
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic O1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna O-1 Bird Dog
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Laos, undisclosed area -   Laos
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed during the Vietnam war. The remains of U.S. Air Force Maj. Richard G. Elzinga of Shedd, Oregon were identified in the year 2011, and were returned to his family. R.I.P.

Sources:

http://wireupdate.com/local/remains-of-u-s-air-force-pilot-missing-from-vietnam-war-plane-crash-found-in-laos/


Revision history:

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11-Dec-2012 11:57 gerard57 Added

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