ASN Aircraft accident Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar 52-5889 Than Son Nhut
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Date:Tuesday 29 April 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
Operator:Vietnam Air Force - VNAF
Registration: 52-5889
MSN: 11056
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Than Son Nhut (   Vietnam)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Broke apart in the air after hit by communist fire over Than Son Nhut Air Base. The aircraft was attached to the 821 Attack Squadron.

Sources:
» The Straits Times 30 April 1975, p2


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