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c/n 1241

N3060R in Ethiopia in good health.
Photo: Bob Ross © 1967 - 1968
Photo: James I. Coleman ©
c/n 1241

57-6149

N3060R

· Delivered 18-Jul-1958

· 57-6149 US ARMY · # 1811 · L-20 No: 812 · Command A-14

· N3060R Ethiopia – United States Mapping Mission,

Liddetta Airport, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia · Regd after 05-Nov-1963

· Operated circa 1963 - 1968

· Crashed – see below

· Canx 04-Mar-1968

· Destroyed ·

Notes: Was damaged "Beyond Economic Repair".  The wings were flown out by C-47 N91260 and the fuselage was trucked back to Liddetta Airport. The hulk was taken to the Addis city dump after which it completely disappeared in a matter of less than 3 hours.

Courtesty Lee Miller of http://www.ethi-usmappingmission.com
N3060R comes to grief, brakes locked, the rest we can see.
Photo: US Army Official © 1969 - via Bill Phillipson
N3060R comes back to base ignominiously on a truck!
Photo: Jack Millar © 1969
The wings of N3060R being loaded onto C47 N91260 for transport back to Lidetta Airport, Addis Ababa.
Photos: Jack Millar © 1969 - via Lee Millar
N3060R just before finally heading off to rubbish dump!
Photo: William H. (Bill) Phillipson © 1964
I think we can safely say now we know the whole story of U-6A Beaver c/n 1241, or can we?