Accident de Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou M21-17, Friday 24 September 1982
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Date:Friday 24 September 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou
Owner/operator:Royal Malaysian Air Force - RMAF
Registration: M21-17
MSN: 306
Year of manufacture:1973
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:4 km N of Kampung Atap -   Malaysia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Taiping Airport (TPG/WMBI)
Destination airport:Kuala Lumpur (unknown airport)
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.


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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