Accident Douglas AC-47D Spooky 44-76534, Tuesday 28 March 1967
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Date:Tuesday 28 March 1967
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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: 44-76534
MSN: 32866/16118
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Hoi An -   Vietnam
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN)
Destination airport:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN)
Narrative:
The AC-47D gunship was operating on a mission near Hoi An, protecting an outpost at night. While orbiting the outpost, it was hit by automatic weapons fire and subsequently crashed.

Sources:

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

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photo (c) USAF; unknown

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