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Datum:Freitag 24 September 1982
Zeit:ca 15:15
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Malaysian Air Force - RMAF
Kennzeichen: M21-17
Werknummer: 306
Baujahr: 1973
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:4 km (2.5 Meilen) N of Kampung Atap (   Malaysia)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Taiping Airport (TPG/WMBI), Malaysia
Flug nach:Kuala Lumpur (unknown airport), Malaysia
Unfallbericht:
The DHC-4A Caribou crashed in the Cameron Highlands, 24 km west of Brinchang, Malaysia, killing all seven on board.
The aircraft departed Taiping at 14:50 on a supply mission for Orang Asli settlements in Gedung, Atap and Tenom areas.
Last contact with the flight was at 15:15 hours.
Crashed. The airplane was reported missing forty minutes into the flight while over the Cameron Highlands. The wreckage was found the next day in hilly jungle terrain.

Informationsquelle:
» DeHavilland Caribou Roster
» New Straits Times Malaysia - Sep 26, 1982 p.1
» The Straits Times, 27 September 1982, Page 13
» The Straits Times, 27 September 1982, Page 13


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