Other de Havilland Canada UC-1 Otter (DHC-3) 142426, Saturday 31 August 1957
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Date:Saturday 31 August 1957
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada UC-1 Otter (DHC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Navy
Registration: 142426
MSN: 78
Year of manufacture:1956
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Other
Location:Little America V -   Antarctica
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The Otter was parked at Little America V, a scientific research base in Antarctica. An 80 mph wind storm opened the tiedown rings and the aircraft was blown away.

Sources:

US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
www.VAQ34.com

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