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Datum:Mittwoch 5 Februar 1969
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas EC-47Q
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 45-1133
Werknummer: 34403/17136
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2000-4
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:55 km (34.4 Meilen) ESE of Saravane (   Laos)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Pleiku Airport (PXU/VVPK), Vietnam
Flug nach:Hue-Phu Bai Airport (HUI/VVPB), Vietnam
Unfallbericht:
The EC-47Q operated on a radio direction finding mission to locate enemy forces on the Ho Chi Minh Trail. The airplane crashed after being hit by ground fire. The wreckage was located on May 16, 1969.

Informationsquelle:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» Vietnam Air Losses : United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft losses in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 / Chris Hobson
» ec47.com


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Pleiku Airport to Hue-Phu Bai Airport as the crow flies is 267 km (167 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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