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Date:Saturday 31 August 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada UC-1 Otter (DHC-3)
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 142426
MSN: 78
First flight: 1956
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Little America V (   Antarctica)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The Otter was parked at Little America V, a scientific research base in Antarctica. An 80 mph wind storm opened the tiedown rings and the aircraft was blown away.

Classification:

Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» www.VAQ34.com


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