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Last updated: 10 December 2019
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Date:Monday 6 October 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou
Operator:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registration: A4-147
C/n / msn: 147
First flight: 1964
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tapini Airport (TPI) (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Tapini Airport (TPI/AYTI), Papua New Guinea
Narrative:
Crashed short of the runway.

Sources:
» DeHavilland Caribou Roster
» The Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 7, 1969


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