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c/n 679

53-3722 at Stewart AFB, New York.
Photo: Bob Parmerter © 31 March 1975 - Michael J. Ody Collection

c/n 679

53-3722 

N3010F

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53-3722 US Army #1412 L-20 No. 413. Delivered -15-Jul-1954. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A effective 18-Sep-1962. Later re-designated RU-6A.

N3010F US Drug Enforcement Administration.

Note: It operated in Mexico on behalf of the Procuraduria General de la Republica. Undoubtedly to operate drug smuggling surveillance sorties.

Accident: Barranca de Chilá, Municipio de San Miguel Totolapan, Estado de Guerro, Acapulco, Mexico. 14-May-1976. Aircraft crashed at 11:00 on an official flight, and was reported to have been on a VFR flight from its Mexico City base flying into a canyon in declining visibility. It made a left turn in to trees and other obstructions. The Beaver was destroyed as a result of the crash and subsequent fire. The pilot, a US citizen and named James Lunn (US pilot's number – 15988280), and two other occupants were killed.

(Information via John Davis 12-Jan-2010).

Fate Unknown

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