DHC-3 Otter Archive Master Index

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c/n 462

M671 on the ramp at Downsview - CYZD, Ontario.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © July 1966 - Michael J. Ody Collection

c/n 462


• M671 Indian Air Force. Delivered 06-Sep-1966.

• M671 Transferred to the Bangladesh Defence Force, Air Wing, May-1973.

Accident: Location unknown, 30-Jun-1973. Other details unknown.

Written off

Otter 462 was delivered to the Indian Air Force on 6th September 1966 with serial M671. It was one of four new Otters delivered during August / October 1966, the last Otters delivered by DHC to the Indian Air Force. They were crated and shipped to India where they were re-assembled and entered service. Otter 462 was one of two Otters transferred to the Bangladesh Defence Force, Air Wing in May 1973, the other being number 211.  M671 was only in service in Bangladesh for a short time, as it crashed on 30th June 1973 and was a write off.

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