DHC-3 Otter Archive Master Index

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c/n 448

P-12
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c/n 448

P-12

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• P-12 Argentine Air Force, (Fuerza Aerea Argentina). Delivered 10-Feb-1965.

Accident: Benjamin Matienzo Air Base, Antarctic. Unknown date in early 1966. Crashed and was damaged beyond repair.

Broken up with parts salvaged

Otter 448 was delivered to the Argentine Air Force, the Fuerza Aerea Argentina, on 10th February 1965 with serial P-12. It was one of two Otters delivered that day, the other being number 447, serial P-11. The story of the two Otters has been told in relation to number 447. Otter P-12 crashed at the Benjamin Matienzo Air Base in the Antarctic in early 1966 and was damaged beyond repair. The wreck was transported back to El Palomar Air Base on the mainland where all useable parts were salvage and the remains broken up.

Full history up to 2005 courtesy of Karl E Hayes from DHC-3 Otter - A History (CD-ROM 2005).

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