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Last updated: 23 May 2019
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Datum:dinsdag 5 mei 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada CV-2B Caribou (DHC-4)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army
Registratie: 61-2593
Constructienummer: 71
Bouwjaar: 1962
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 11 / inzittenden: 11
Totaal:slachtoffers: 15 / inzittenden: 15
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Tan Hiep (   Vietnam)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Tan Hiep Air Base, Vietnam
Vliegveld van aankomst:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Beschrijving:
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

  • 307 built
  • 3e ongeval
  • The first dodelijk ongeval
  • The zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 5e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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 Vietnam
  • 6e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 37e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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