36th year  -  N° 267                 Friday, 24 September 2021         Antwerpen		
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Sunday 15th of September 1974

47 Years Ago

75 Die in Air Vietnam Flight 706 Boeing 727-121C explosion in Phan Rang Air Base, Phan Rang, Ninh Thuận, Vietnam.

The flight was hijacked by recently been demoted ranger Le Duc Tan, holding two grenades. Even though the exact cause remains unclear it has been speculated that the hijacker caused the crash by setting off his grenades after the pilots refused to give in to his demands.

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