Accident description
Last updated: 20 April 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 23 March 1965
Type:Canadair CP-107 Argus Mk.2
Operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: 20727
C/n / msn: 18
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:96 km (60 mls) N off Puerto Rico (   Atlantic Ocean) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Roosevelt Roads-Roosevelt NAS (NRR/TJNR), Puerto Rico
Destination airport:Roosevelt Roads-Roosevelt NAS (NRR/TJNR), Puerto Rico
Narrative:
Crashed during night exercise. All crew members from the 404 squadron and two government research scientists died in the accident.

Sources:
» Air Force Public Affairs / Department of National Defence


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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