Accident
Last updated: 18 September 2014
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 24 junio 1964
Tipo:de Havilland Canada CV-2B Caribou
Operador:United States Army
Registración: 62-4196
Numéro de série: 142
Año de Construcción: 1963
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 20
Víctimas en Tierra:Fatalidades: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:NE of Ridgeway, SC (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
Several planes were involved in Exercise Hawk Star I. A landing strip was set up on a rolling, downhill pasture five miles north of Ridgeway, SC. During a night takeoff, the Caribou lost power on one engine. It swerved into a grove of trees, then settled in flames against a fence. Several soldiers were repairing the fence at the time and were hit by the plane.

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» DeHavilland Caribou Roster


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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