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Last updated: 26 September 2021
Fecha:martes 23 marzo 1965
Tipo:Canadair CP-107 Argus Mk.2
Operador:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registración: 20727
Numéro de série: 18
Año de Construcción: 1958
Motores: 4 Wright R-3350
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 15
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 16 / Ocupantes: 16
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:96 km (60 milles) N de la costa de Puerto Rico (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Roosevelt Roads-Roosevelt NAS (NRR/TJNR), Puerto Rico
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Roosevelt Roads-Roosevelt NAS (NRR/TJNR), Puerto Rico
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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