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Accident description
Last updated: 30 May 2016
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)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Roosevelt Roads-Roosevelt NAS (NRR/TJNR), Puerto Rico
Destination airport:Roosevelt Roads-Roosevelt NAS (NRR/TJNR), Puerto Rico
Crashed during night exercise. All crew members from the 404 squadron and two government research scientists died in the accident.

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