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Last updated: 29 March 2020
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Fecha:domingo 4 septiembre 1966
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: 63-9759
Numéro de série: 223
Año de Construcción: 1965
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Víctimas en Tierra:Fatalidades: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Dong Tre (   Vietnam)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The CV-2B Caribou attempted an overweight take off from Dong Tre, Vietnam. The airplane failed to become airborne and ran into the village at the end of the 1,200 foot airstrip. Four civilians in village were killed and 20 were injured; the three crew members were also injured.

Fuentes:
» DeHavilland Caribou Roster
» The Straits Times 7 September 1966, p3


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