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Last updated: 7 August 2020
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Date:Saturday 26 July 1969
Time:12:33
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: 57-6109
C/n / msn: 228
First flight: 1957
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Atlantic City International Airport, NJ (ACY) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A Boeing 707-331C, N787TW, crashed at Atlantic City International Airport, NJ (ACY) during a training flight when the crew lost directional control during a missed approach. The aircraft struck the ground in a right-wing low nose down attitude, broke up and caught fire. A de Havilland U-1A Otter, located approximately 550 feet from the point of impact, was struck by debris and burned.

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