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Last updated: 9 August 2020
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Fecha:domingo 4 enero 1959
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada UC-1 Otter (DHC-3)
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 144673
Numéro de série: 163
Año de Construcción: 1956
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Marble Point (   Antártida)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Marble Point, Antártida
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The Otter was part of Operation Deep Freeze IV in Antarctica. As the aircraft departed the Marble Point runway it made a very steep left turn and the left wing hit a small knoll. The aircraft cart-wheeled and crashed.

Fuentes:
» www.VAQ34.com
» Correio da Manhã 7 January 1959, p11


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