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c/n 170

55-3309
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c/n 170

55-3309

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• 55-3309 United States Army. Delivered 07-Nov-1956.  Designated as U-1A.

Initially assigned to 3rd Aviation Company, Fort Riley, KS.

July 1957. Moved with the 3rd Aviation Company when it deployed to Illesheim, Germany.

Accident, Germany. 1959. Details unknown.

Sep-1959. Removed from Army inventory following accident.

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Otter 170 was delivered to the United States Army on 7th November 1956 with serial 55-3309 (tail number 53309). It first served with the 3rd Aviation Company, Fort Riley, Kansas and moved with the unit when it deployed to Germany in July 1957, establishing at Illesheim. 53309 was deleted from the Army inventory in September 1959 as the result of a crash, details unfortunately unknown.

Full history courtesy of Karl E. Hayes © from DHC-3 Otter: A History (2005).