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40 occurrences in the ASN safety database

 Silhouette image of generic model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different   de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo
 twin-turboprop STOL utility transport
 First flight: 1964

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acc. date type reg. operator fat. location   dmg    
23-FEB-1973 C-115 Buffalo (DHC-5) 2372 Brazilian AF 3 Manaus Air Base, AM (PLL) w/o
28-FEB-1973 DHC-5D Buffalo Peruvian AF 12 16 km from San Ramón w/o
09-AUG-1974 CC-115 Buffalo (DHC-4) 115461 Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF, opf. UN 9 near Dimas w/o
18-SEP-1974 C-115 Buffalo (DHC-5) 2366 Brazilian AF 20 near Ponta Porã International Airport, MS (PMG) w/o
18-OCT-1974 C-115 Buffalo (DHC-5) 2356 Brazilian AF 2 near Rio de Janeiro-Afonsos Air Force Base, RJ w/o
16-MAR-1978 C-115 Buffalo (DHC-5) 2358 Brazilian AF 0 Rio Branco, AC w/o
27-MAY-1979 DHC-5D Buffalo 5T-MAX Mauritanian AF 12 off Dakar w/o
22-DEC-1979 DHC-5D Buffalo FAP-348 Peruvian AF 29 near Puerto Esperanza w/o
04-JUL-1980 de Havilland Canada CC-115 (DHC-5) Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) 0 near BA Bernardo O'Higgins sub
17-SEP-1980 DHC-5D Buffalo 9T-CBC Zaire AF 33 near Kindu Airport (KND) w/o
  -   -1981 DHC-5D Buffalo 920 Chilean AF Punta Arenas-Pres Ibanez Airport (PUQ) w/o
26-OCT-1983 DHC-5D Buffalo TJX-BS Cameroon AF w/o
04-SEP-1984 DHC-5D Buffalo C-GCTC de Havilland Canada 0 Farnborough Airport (FAB) w/o contains link to final investigation report
  -   -1984 de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo SU-BFI/1169 Egyptian Air Force (EAF) w/o
04-FEB-1985 C-115 Buffalo (DHC-5) 2373 Brazilian AF w/o
14-MAR-1985 DHC-5D Buffalo 833 Sudan AF 4 near Akobo w/o
04-APR-1986 DHC-5D Buffalo 800 Sudan AF 7 near Bor w/o
27-NOV-1986 C-115 Buffalo (DHC-5) 2355 Brazilian AF Rio de Janiero-Afonsos Air Force Base, RJ w/o
07-JUL-1987 de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo 2.. The 82 (Kenyan) Air Force 2+1 Mitunguu, Meru w/o
07-JUL-1987 de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo 2.. The 82 (Kenyan) Air Force 4+1 Mitunguu, Meru w/o
08-NOV-1988 DHC-5D Buffalo ET-AHI Ethiopian Airlines 1 Gondar Airport (GDQ) w/o
18-MAY-1989 de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo XC-UTO Mexican Air Force/UTAPEF 0 Doctor Arroyo, NL w/o
21-JUN-1989 DHC-5D Buffalo FAP-329 Peruvian AF 59 near Tarma w/o
17-FEB-1990 DHC-5D Buffalo AF-316 Zambian Air Force 29 ca 10 km W of Lusaka Airport (LUN) w/o
17-JUL-1990 DHC-5D Buffalo HC-BFH Ecuador Air Force 0 Calgary International Airport, AB (YYC) w/o
12-NOV-1990 C-115 Buffalo (DHC-5) 2350 Brazilian AF 9 Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ (GIG) dst
16-APR-1992 DHC-5D Buffalo 214 Kenyan AF 46+6 ca 1,7 km SW of Nairobi-Moi Air Base w/o
27-APR-1993 DHC-5D Buffalo AF-319 Zambian Air Force 30 off Libreville Airport (LBV) w/o
20-SEP-1993 DHC-5D Buffalo 9T-CBB Zaire AF Kinshasa-N'Dolo Airport ? w/o
21-MAY-1994 DHC-5D Buffalo JW9024 Tanzanian AF 2 near Bukoba Airport (BKZ) w/o
15-MAY-1995 C-115 Buffalo (DHC-5) 2361 Brazilian AF Manaus Air Base, AM (PLL) w/o
12-JUN-1996 DHC-5D Buffalo 5H-BAF Trident Aviation near Yambio sub
17-JUL-1996 DHC-5D Buffalo JW9022 Tanzanian AF 5 Nairobi w/o
01-MAY-1999 DHC-5D Buffalo 207 Kenyan AF 0+1 Mandera Airport (NDE) w/o
25-JUL-2002 DHC-5D Buffalo Kenyan AF 0 Mugumo Coffee Farm w/o
30-DEC-2006 DHC-5 Buffalo 5Y-SRK Sky Relief Services, opf. Red Cross 0 6 km NE of Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) w/o
12-DEC-2007 DHC-5D Buffalo 5Y-MEG Trident Aviation 0 Nairobi-Wilson Airport (WIL) min
29-SEP-2008 DHC-5D Buffalo 5Y-OPL Trident Aviation 0 Lokichoggio Airport (LKG) sub
28-MAY-2009 DHC-5D Buffalo AEE-501 Ecuador Army 0 Quevedo Airport sub
  -MAR-2014 de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo SU-BFF/1166 Egyptian Air Force (EAF) 0 Abu Suwayr Air Base min