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Last updated: 23 September 2020
Fecha:sábado 27 enero 1962
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada U-1A Otter (DHC-3)
Operador:United States Army
Registración: 55-3317
Numéro de série: 182
Año de Construcción:
Horas Totales de la Célula:1807
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes: 3
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:500 km (312.5 milles) SE of Teheran (   Irán)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Irán
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Dezful Airport (OIAD), Irán
The Otter crashed in the Zagros mountains in Iran at an altitude of 3,600 meters and came to rest inverted in deep snow. None of the five on board were killed, although all received some injuries.
Three occupants died due to hypothermia. Two were rescued with frostbites after a few days.

» Passauer Neue Presse 29 January 1962, p3
» Passauer Neue Presse 2 Feb. 1962, p9
» Passauer Neue Presse 3 Feb. 1962, p3
» Passauer Neue Presse 5 Feb. 1962, p3


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Distance from Tehran-Mehrabad Airport to Dezful Airport as the crow flies is 448 km (280 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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