Accident Douglas RC-47P 43-49201, Thursday 9 March 1967
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Date:Thursday 9 March 1967
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas RC-47P
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 43-49201
MSN: 26462/15017
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:16 km S of Duc Pho -   Vietnam
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT)
Destination airport:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT)
Narrative:
The Douglas RC-47 departed Nha Trang, Vietnam on an afternoon ELINT mission. It was struck by ground fire and the airplane 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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