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Last updated: 20 September 2019
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Datum:Dienstag 5 Mai 1964
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada CV-2B Caribou (DHC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army
Kennzeichen: 61-2593
Werknummer: 71
Baujahr: 1962
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 15
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Tan Hiep (   Vietnam)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Tan Hiep Air Base, Vietnam
Flug nach:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Unfallbericht:
Crashed in a rice paddy shortly after takeoff.
The crew experienced the failure of the no. 1 engine during departure from Tan Hiep Air Base. The crew then turned the aircraft into the feathered engine in an attempt to return to the airstrip. The left wing stalled and the aircraft rolled inverted and crashed before a recovery could be completed.



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