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Last updated: 23 February 2020
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Date:Saturday 31 October 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)
Operator:United States Army
Registration: 63-9736
C/n / msn: 180
First flight: 1964
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Collision casualties:Fatalities: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:29 km (18.1 mls) S of Augusta, GA (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Two CV-2B Caribou transport planes of the U.S. Army crashed following a mid-air collision near Augusta, GA.
The aircraft were part of a four-ship formation on a training mission. The aircraft had departed from a temporary airstrip, built for the Air Assault II military exercise.

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