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Last updated: 6 December 2021
Estado:
Fecha:martes 23 abril 1963
Hora:08:42
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada U-1A Otter (DHC-3)
Operador:United States Army
Registración: 55-3291
Numéro de série: 143
Año de Construcción: 1956
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Masjed Soleyman (   Irán)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Shahid Asyaee Airport (OIAI), Irán
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Tehran/Ghaleh Morghi Airport (OIIG), Irán
Descripción:
Crashed on take off in high and hot conditions and was unable to gain sufficient height to clear local topography. It stalled and hit the lip of the plateau breaking into two parts with the tail and cabin falling into the valley below. Three crew suffered fatal injuries and the aircraft was completely destroyed.

Fuentes:
» dhc-3archive.com
» armyaircrews.com


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Distance from Shahid Asyaee Airport to Tehran/Ghaleh Morghi Airport as the crow flies is 447 km (279 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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