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Accident description
Last updated: 30 September 2016
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Date:Monday 31 July 1995
Time:12:44
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou
Operator:Royal Malaysian Air Force - RMAF
Registration: M21-13
C/n / msn: 281
First flight: 1969
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:ca 2 km off Labuan Airport (LBU) (   Malaysia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Labuan Airport (LBU/WBKL), Malaysia
Destination airport:Labuan Airport (LBU/WBKL), Malaysia
Narrative:
The DHC-4 Caribou operated on a training flight when one of the engines caught fire. The pilot ditched the plane off Labuan.

Classification:
Ditching

Sources:
» DeHavilland Caribou Roster
» Scramble 197(66)
» New Straits Times - Aug 3, 1995
» New Straits Times - Aug 1, 1995


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