DHC-3 Otter Archive Master Index

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c/n 242

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c/n 242



• IM-1727 Indian Air Force. Delivered on 19th March 1958.

Mar-1978.  Served with 41 Squadron (0tters). (This was actual name)

Accident: Tejpur, Patiala district, Punjab. 05-Apr 1965. Crashed. Four fatalities. No other information.

Written off

Otter 242 was delivered to the Indian Air Force on 19th March 1958 with serial IM-1727. After test flying at Downsview, it was packed into a crate and shipped to India where it was re-assembled and entered service. It was serving with 41 Squadron when it crashed at Tejpur on 5th April 1965, sadly killing the four on board.

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