De Havilland Canada Otter DHC-3 DHC-3 IM-1730

Construction Number 248
Other Identities Not Available
Dates in Service : 1958-04-23 - 0000-00-00
Status: Written Off
Remarks: Cr in Service

Date of Crash  03 Sep 66 Aircraft Type  Otter DHC-3
Serial Number  IM-1730 Unit  41 Sqn
Pilot details Flt Lt Samuel Kunnapuzha George +
Fg Offr Suresh Kumar Puri +
Short Text  Himalayan foothills 4k F/L I F Hussain, R K Sabharwal (10020)*. r, an IAF aircraft which was carrying Service mail from Srinagar to Rajouri on 3rd September, 1966, crashed near Rajouri, as it struck the slope of a hill due to bad weather.

Occupants of Aircraft

GD(P) : F/L Samuel Kunnapuzha George (5273 ) - 41 Sqn,
GD(P) : F/O Suresh Kumar Puri (8193 ) - 41 Sqn,
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