• 55-3304 United States Army. Delivered 06-Oct-1956. Designated U-1A.
Assigned to the 3rd Aviation Company, Fort Riley, KS.
Jul-1957: 3rd Aviation Company deployed to Illesheim, Germany. Disbanded Nov-1959.
Before Jan-1962. 207th Aviation Company, Heidelberg, Germany.
Dec-1962 Coleman Barracks Depot, Mannheim, Germany for overhaul,
July 1963 it joined the 2nd Aviation Company in France until disbanded Mar-1967.
The Company headquarters of the 2nd Aviation Company and one platoon were based at Orléans, a second platoon at Verdun and a third platoon at Poitiers. During its time in France the aircraft was either based at or visited all three locations for different levels of maintenance.
Deployed to Prestwick, supporting Special Forces at the missile firing ranges on Benbecula on the Outer Hebrides.
• Noted at Prestwick – EGPK by Neil Aird on Friday 02-Jul-1965.
Mar-1967. 56th Aviation Detachment, Coleman Barracks, Mannheim, Germany.
Accident: Coleman Barracks, Mannheim, Germany, Oct-1969, Crashed on landing, fortunately without injury but the Otter was a write off.
Jan-1970. It was deleted from the Army inventory.