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Date:Thursday 25 July 1957
Time:15:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada U-1A Otter (DHC-3)
Operator:United States Army
Registration: 55-3326
MSN: 198
First flight: 1957
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:San Giorgio di Brunico (   Italy)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Otter was damaged beyond repair in an accident during take-off from a short mountain strip in the Italian Alps northeast of Bolzano during a field exercise.

Sources:
» dhc-3archive.com
» La Stampa 26 July 1957, p7


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