Runway excursion Accident Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3) 607, Friday 22 March 1968
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Date:Friday 22 March 1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Air America
Registration: 607
MSN: 13537
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Gia Nghia -   Vietnam
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Gia Nghia Airstrip
Narrative:
The pilot attempted to ground loop his aircraft at the end of the runway, but veered off and rolled down a steep embankment to the right of the extreme end of the runway.

Sources:

The aircraft of Air America / by Dr. Joe F. Leeker

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