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Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:Sunday 15 July 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Vietnam Air Force - VNAF
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 23 / Occupants: 27
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kontum Airport (KON) (   Vietnam)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kontum Airport (KON), Vietnam
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed and burned on takeoff.

Sources:
» Chicago Tribune July 17, 1962


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Douglas DC-3

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