Accident description
Last updated: 1 October 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 31 July 1995
Time:12:44
Type: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) show on map
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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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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