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Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:Monday 6 September 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas HC-47A
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 42-92916
MSN: 12770
First flight: 1944
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bien Hoa Air Base (   Vietnam)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft was damaged beyond repair after catching fire on the taxiway at Bien Hoa.

Sources:
» Electric Goon : A History of the EC-47 - Part 1: Project Hawkeye / Joe Martin, 1998
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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