DHC-3 Otter Archive Master Index

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c/n 84

55-3246
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55-3246

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• 55-3246 United States Army. Delivered 21-Jan-1956.

937th Engineer Company (Aviation) for use on the Inter American Geodetic Survey (IAGS), Howard AFB, Panama.

• 55-3246 Deleted from the Army inventory, Mar-1967.

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Otter 84 was delivered to the United States Army on 21st January 1956 with serial 55-3246 (tail number 53246). It was one of the batch of six Otters (tail numbers 53244 to 53249 inclusive) delivered that day to the 937th Engineer Company (Aviation) for use on the Inter American Geodetic Survey (IAGS), as explained in relation to number 82. After arrival at its base of Howard AFB, Panama it was assigned to one of the IAGS Projects but specific details of its use unfortunately are not known. 53246 was deleted from the Army inventory in March 1967 as a result of a crash theprevious month.

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

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