- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: October 21, 1968
Time: 0600
Location: Near Ban Me Thuot, South Vietnam
Operator: Military - U.S. Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: Saigon - Da Nang
AC Type: Douglas C-47D
Registration: 450934
cn / ln: 16937/34196
Aboard: 23   (passengers:12  crew:11)
Fatalities: 23   (passengers:12  crew:11)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed en route after the pilot transmitted a Mayday reporting the failure of the No. 2 engine and inability to feather the propeller. It crashed 20 miles from the airfield it intended to make an emergency landing at.
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