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Datum:vrijdag 24 september 1982
Tijd:ca 15:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Malaysian Air Force - RMAF
Registratie: M21-17
Constructienummer: 306
Bouwjaar: 1973
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:4 km (2.5 mijl) N of Kampung Atap (   MaleisiŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Taiping Airport (TPG/WMBI), MaleisiŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Kuala Lumpur (unknown airport), MaleisiŽ
Beschrijving:
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.

Bronnen:
» 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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