UI Douglas AC-47D Spooky 43-49859, Wednesday 14 February 1968
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Date:Wednesday 14 February 1968
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas AC-47D Spooky
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-49859
MSN: 27120/15675
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:UI
Location:8 km S of Phan Rang Air Base (PHA) -   Vietnam
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Phan Rang Air Base (PHA/VVPR)
Destination airport:Phan Rang Air Base (PHA/VVPR)
Narrative:
On February 14,1968, a Douglas AC-47D gunship, departed Phan Rang Air Base (PHA) on a close air support mission.
The airplane was shot down just five miles south of the air base.

Sources:

AC-47D Gunships Homepage > AC-47 Spooky Crew Losses

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