Date & Time: Mar 23, 1965
Type of aircraft:
Canadair CL-28 Argus
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Roosevelt Roads - Roosevelt Roads
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The airplane departed Roosevelt Roads NAS (Ceiba) for a night training mission with 14 crew members from the 404th Squadron and 2 scientists on board. While cruising overt the Atlantic, the airplane went out of control and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean some 96 km north of Porto Rico. SAR operations were conducted but eventually suspended few days later as no trace of the aircraft nor the 16 occupants was found.
Due to lack of evidences, the exact cause of the accident could not be determined with certainty.