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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220767
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:27-JUL-1964
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic T28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American T-28C
Owner/operator: Force Aérienne Congolaise
Registration: FA-290
MSN: 252-53
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kabongo -   Democratic Republic of the Congo
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kamina
Destination airport:Kamina
Narrative:
Hit by machine-gun fire while attacking a convoy of trucks between Kabongo and Kabalo.
Stalled while trying to make an emergency landing on a dirt strip near Kabongo and flipped over.
The American pilot was severely wounded and later died of his wounds

Sources:

Air Britain T-28 part3
fliphtml5.com/npgh/joed


Revision history:

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13-Jan-2019 14:17 cobar Added

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