Accident Douglas R4D-5 (DC-3) 17244, Wednesday 17 February 1960
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Date:Wednesday 17 February 1960
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas R4D-5 (DC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Navy
Registration: 17244
MSN: 25442/13997
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Hon Chay Mountain -   Vietnam
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS)
Destination airport:Hue-Phu Bai Airport (HUI/VVPB)
Narrative:
Crashed into Hon Chay Mountain (2,752 ft / 839 m high).

Sources:

US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher

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