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Date: 30 October 1971
Aircraft type: O-2A Skymaster
Serial Number: 67-21439
Military Unit: 20 TASS, 504 TASG
Service: USAF
Home Base: Da Nang
1Lt Robert Edward Ryan (KIA)
SSgt Robert T Aston (Survived)

An O-2 FAC aircraft (call sign Covey 27) crashed near Savannakhet in southern Laos after being hit by ground fire. The aircraft was losing fuel and crash landed when trying to reach the airfield at Savannakhet. The pilot was killed in the crash and the observer was badly injured.

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