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Last updated: 1 December 2021
Date:Friday 21 May 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Registration: F-BEIP
MSN: 4517
First flight: 1942
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) SE of Hanoi (   Vietnam)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Crashed into the Red River. The DC-3 carried a load of empty oil drums.

» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 59)


photo of Douglas-C-47-F-BEIP
accident date: 21-05-1954
type: Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
registration: F-BEIP
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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