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Last updated: 9 August 2020
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Datum:zondag 4 januari 1959
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada UC-1 Otter (DHC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 144673
Constructienummer: 163
Bouwjaar: 1956
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Marble Point (   Antarctica)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Marble Point, Antarctica
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

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» Correio da Manhă 7 January 1959, p11


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