Accident de Havilland Canada U-1A Otter (DHC-3) 55-2974, Monday 4 January 1960
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Date:Monday 4 January 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada U-1A Otter (DHC-3)
Owner/operator:United States Army
Registration: 55-2974
MSN: 47
Year of manufacture:1955
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing, written off
Location:Gulf of Sirte -   Libya
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Misrata International Airport (MRA/HLMS)
Destination airport:Benghazi-Benina International Airport (BEN/HLLB)
The Otter was flying from Wheelus Air Base to Benghazi with two en-route stops, returning surveyors to field locations. The Otter disappeared over the Gulf of Sirte and was never found.


U.S. Army Otters / Karl Hayes

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