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Last updated: 24 October 2019
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Date:Friday 10 December 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada U-1A Otter (DHC-3)
Operator:United States Army
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:21 km (13.1 mls) NE of Anchorage, AK (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Fort Richardson-Bryant AAF, AK (FRN/PAFR), United States of America
Destination airport:Fort Richardson-Bryant AAF, AK (FRN/PAFR), United States of America
Narrative:
The Otter plane crashed in a steep valley in the Chugach Mountains. It operated on a one-hour local training flight from Fort Richardson-Bryant AAF, AK (FRN).

Sources:
» armyaircrews.com


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