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Last updated: 25 October 2020
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Date:Saturday 17 December 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Operator:Fuerza Aérea de Chile
Registration: 933
C/n / msn: 193
First flight: 1957
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Puerto Montt (   Chile)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Chaiten Airport (WCH/SCTN), Chile
Narrative:
Crashed at Puerto Montt while delivering spare parts for the repair of DHC-3 Otter FAC-932.
The aircraft operated on a flight from Huildad to Chaitén. It was lost while flying in an area with a thunderstorm.

Sources:
» Steve's "Otter Of The Week"!......by Karl E. Hayes
» El Observador Aeronáutico
» La Nacion 20 December 1960, p49


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