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Datum:dinsdag 23 april 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada U-1A Otter (DHC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army
Registratie: 55-3291
Constructienummer: 143
Bouwjaar: 1956
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Masjed Soleyman (   Iran)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Shahid Asyaee Airport (OIAI), Iran
Vliegveld van aankomst:Tehran/Ghaleh Morghi Airport (OIIG), Iran
Crashed on take off in high and hot conditions and was unable to gain sufficient height to clear local topography. It stalled and hit the lip of the plateau breaking into two parts with the tail and cabin falling into the valley below. Three crew suffered fatal injuries and the aircraft was completely destroyed.



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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Shahid Asyaee Airport en Tehran/Ghaleh Morghi Airport bedraagt 447 km (279 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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