Accident de Havilland Canada UC-1 Otter (DHC-3) 144673,
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Date:Sunday 4 January 1959
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: 144673
MSN: 163
Year of manufacture:1956
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Marble Point -   Antarctica
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Marble Point
Destination airport:
The Otter was part of Operation Deep Freeze IV in Antarctica. As the aircraft departed the Marble Point runway it made a very steep left turn and the left wing hit a small knoll. The aircraft cart-wheeled and crashed.

Correio da Manhã 7 January 1959, p11


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