Airplane Crash - Near Pakse, Laos 12/21/1972

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Pakse, Laos


Date12/21/1972
LocationNear Pakse, Laos
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Air Force
TypeLockheed AC-130A Hercules
Registration56-0490
Cn/In3098
Aboard16
Fatalities14
Ground0
SummaryShot down by enemy fire. Fuel began to leak and an explosion tore off the left wing. Two crew members parachuted to safety.

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