DHC-3 Otter Archive Master Index

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c/n 464

M673
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c/n 464

M673

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M-673 Indian Air Force. Delivered 11-Oct-1966.

Served with 41 Squadron at Delhi-Palam between 1976 and 1980 as a dual trainer.

It later served with 59 Squadron at Chabua.

Accident: While with 59 Squadron. Details unknown.

 • Written off

Otter 464 was delivered to the Indian Air Force on 11th October 1966 with serial M-673. 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. It is known that M-673 served with 41st Squadron at Delhi-Palam between 1976 and 1980   as a dual trainer. It later served with 59th Squadron at Chabua, and crashed while in service with that unit. The rear fuselage of the Otter was noted dumped at Chabua in November 2002.

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