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Last updated: 23 January 2017
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Datum:dinsdag 23 maart 1965
Type:Canadair CP-107 Argus Mk.2
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registratie: 20727
Constructienummer: 18
Bouwjaar: 1958
Motoren: 4 Wright R-3350
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 15 / inzittenden: 15
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Totaal:slachtoffers: 16 / inzittenden: 16
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:96 km (60 mijl) N van Puerto Rico (   Atlantische Oceaan)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Roosevelt Roads-Roosevelt NAS (NRR/TJNR), Puerto Rico
Vliegveld van aankomst:Roosevelt Roads-Roosevelt NAS (NRR/TJNR), Puerto Rico
Beschrijving:
Crashed during night exercise. All 15 crew members from the 404 squadron and one government research scientist died in the accident.
When the aircraft did a low fly over near the HMS Alcide submarine, it did a hard bank and the wing caught a large swell. It impacted the water half a mile from the submarine.

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