Accident Douglas C-54D-1-DC (DC-4) XV-NUH, Sunday 24 September 1972
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Date:Sunday 24 September 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-54D-1-DC (DC-4)
Owner/operator:Air Vietnam
Registration: XV-NUH
MSN: 10588
Year of manufacture:1945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Ben Cat -   Vietnam
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Vientiane-Wattay Airport (VTE/VLVT)
Destination airport:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS)
The aircraft crashed in a marshy area, 23 miles from the destination Saigon.



  • 67th worst accident in 1972
  • 93rd worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 85th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time


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