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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176736
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:24-JAN-1965
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic T28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Northrop T-28D Trojan
Owner/operator:Royal Lao Air Force (RLAF)
Registration: 0-13768
MSN: 174-306
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Vientiane-Wattay -   Laos
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Nine fully armed T-28 destroyed in explosion when canon of one T-28 accidentially triggert. One Cessna light aircraft also destroyed. One helicopter (russian type) damaged.
**One of the aircraft destroyed was T-28D 0-13768 (c/n174-306). The damaged helicopter was a Mil Mi-4.

Sources:

El Litoral 24 January 1965, p1/25 January 1965, p1
https://www.thai-aviation.net/files/T_28/T_28_non_US_military.pdf
** https://Streaming.britishpathe.com/hls-vod/MEDIA-5/archive/YWGA/2015-04-09T165059Z_1_LVA4P9PKFP5C0O60C7PR51ZSAGWY_RTRWNEV_F_LAOS-EXPLOSION-WRECKS-VIENTIANE-MILITARY-AIRPORT-AND-DESTROYS.MP4.m3u8


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jun-2015 10:21 TB Added
09-Jun-2015 19:28 TB Updated [Operator]
06-Dec-2018 19:50 Cobar Updated [Narrative]
15-Apr-2019 17:40 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
15-Apr-2019 17:44 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
15-Apr-2019 17:45 TB Updated [Source]

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