• 55-3276 United States Army. Delivered on 26th May 1956. Designated as U-1A.
Assigned to the 2nd Aviation Company, Fort Riley, KS.
April/May 1957 to Brookley AFB., Mobile, AL. Here the aircraft were loaded on board the 'USS Tripoli', an aircraft carrier then serving with the Military Sea Transportation Service, which set sail for Bremerhaven, Germany arriving on 16-May-1967
Accident: Baumholder, Germany, 21-Mar-1958. Crash occurred at the start of a border (East & West Germany) orientation flight as the aircraft took off in a strong g cross-wind. The tail plane stalled, the nose pitched up, the Otter came down hard and bounced into a ditch. Fortunately, no-one on board was injured but both wing struts were broken and the engine separated from the fuselage.
Deleted from the US Army inventory in September 1958, the remains of the aircraft having been broken up for spare parts.