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Last updated: 24 May 2019
Estado:
Fecha:martes 5 mayo 1964
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada CV-2B Caribou (DHC-4)
Operador:United States Army
Registración: 61-2593
Numéro de série: 71
Año de Construcción: 1962
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 11
Total:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 15
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Tan Hiep (   Vietnam)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tan Hiep Air Base, Vietnam
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Descripción:
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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DHC-4 Caribou

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