Date: December 21, 1972
Time: ?
Location: Near Pakse, Laos
Operator: Military - U.S. Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Lockheed AC-130A Hercules
Registration: 56-0490
cn / ln: 3098
Aboard: 16   (passengers:0  crew:16)
Fatalities: 14   (passengers:0  crew:14)
Ground: 0
Summary: Shot 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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