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Last updated: 22 September 2021
Datum:Dienstag 23 März 1965
Flugzeugtyp:Canadair CP-107 Argus Mk.2
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Kennzeichen: 20727
Werknummer: 18
Baujahr: 1958
Triebwerk: 4 Wright R-3350
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 15
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 16 / Insassen: 16
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:96 km (60 Meilen) N vom Land entfernt von Puerto Rico (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Roosevelt Roads-Roosevelt NAS (NRR/TJNR),
Flug nach:Roosevelt Roads-Roosevelt NAS (NRR/TJNR),
Crashed during night exercise. All 15 crew members from the 404 squadron and one government research scientist died in the accident.
When the aircraft did a low fly over near the HMS Alcide submarine, it did a hard bank and the wing caught a large swell. It impacted the water half a mile from the submarine.

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