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Last updated: 22 September 2020
Datum:zaterdag 27 januari 1962
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: 55-3317
Constructienummer: 182
Aantal vlieguren:1807
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden: 3
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:500 km (312.5 mijl) SE of Teheran (   Iran)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Iran
Vliegveld van aankomst:Dezful Airport (OIAD), Iran
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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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 Tehran-Mehrabad Airport en Dezful Airport bedraagt 448 km (280 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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