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55-3486 / S-2 at Eindhoven.
Photo: J. A. Engels © 20 November 1967 - Aird Archives





55-3486 US Army #1616. L-20 No. 617. Command A-8. Delivered 25-Jul-1956. Built as L-20A. Re-designated U-6A in 1962.

S-2 On loan under Military Assistance Programme to Koninklijke Luchtmacht  /  Royal Netherlands Air Force. Delivered on board S.S. American Trapper. 24-Nov-1956.

S-2 300 Squadron / GpLV at Deelen AFB., from 07-Oct-1966. 334 Transport Squadron, Valkenburg, later Ypenburg.

Accident: Near Harskamp, Netherlands. 23-Apr-1968. A parachutist, jumping out of a higher flying aircraft, collided with this aircraft; entangling on tail empennage. Subsequently the Beaver crashed in a meadow between Garderen and Elspeet. It was Damaged by fire and written off. There were three persons in the aircraft. The pilot and the parachutist died of their injuries.

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