XA-SWJ

127

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 100

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical Repair

Registration History:

CF-CSG ■ N201E ■ (N870SA) ■ N201E ■ XA-SWJ



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

CF-CSG

CF-CSG

CF-CSG

N201E

N201E

N201E

N201E

N870SA

N201E

N201E

N201E

N201E

N201E

N201E

N201E

N201E

N201E

N201E

N201E

N201E

N201E

N201E

N201E

N201E

N201E

N201E

N201E

XA-SWJ

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Northward Aviation, Edmonton, AB

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Executive Airlines, Boston, MA [Katherine S. Beinecke]

Executive Airlines, Boston, MA

Randolph Computer Corporation, Boston, MA

Shawnee Airlines, Orlando, FL

Shawnee Airlines, Orlando, FL

Withdrawn from use & stored, location unknown Dec-1972 (on shutdown of Shawnee Airlines)

Air New England, Boston, MA (fln 601)

Withdrawn from use & stored at Marana, AZ (on bankruptcy of Air New England) 31-Oct-1981

Colonial Airlines, Haverhill, MA

See comments in Additional Historical Information

Newair, New Haven, CT [Newair Flight dba]

Newair, New Haven, CT [Air Associates Inc., Plymouth MA]

Pilgrim Airlines, Groton, CT [Air Associates Inc., Plymouth MA]

Business Express Airlines, Westport, CT [Air Associates Inc., Plymouth MA]

Air Associates Inc., Plymouth, MA

Wiggins Airways, Manchester, NH

Air Associates Inc., Plymouth, MA

Pal-Air International, Tonopah, NV

Airpac Airlines, Seattle, WA

Noted at Renton, WA Feb-1989, all white & no titles

Pal-Air International, Tonopah, NV

Noted parked at Winnipeg, MB 10-Mar-1989, 24-May-1989

Airpac Airlines, Seattle, WA

Noted back in Washington State in Jul/Aug-1989 however now in blue & white wave c/s, with “CWI” titles

Air Anguilla, Charlotte Amalie, USVI

Air Anguilla, Charlotte Amalie, USVI [Textron Financial Corporation, Wichita, KS]

Air Anguilla, Charlotte Amalie, USVI  [Pace Aviation, Reno, NV]

Textron Financial Corporation, Wichita, KS

Pace Aviation, Reno, NV

Aeroservicios Empresariales de Durango S.A., Durango

Dates

22-Apr-1968

09-May-1968

May-1968

11-Jun-1968

14-Jun-1968

Mar-1971

Oct-1971

Oct-1971

05-Oct-1971

 

Mar-1973

 

1982

 

Sep-1982

01-Aug-1983

20-Feb-1985

28-Feb-1986

Feb-1986

Sep-1986

Apr-1988

08-Apr-1988

Apr-1988

 

Mar-1989

 

1989

 

26-Jun-1990

21-Jul-1993

27-Jul-1993

30-Jun-1994

02-Aug-1994

15-Dec-1994

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Not Del

Re-reg'd

Delivered

Sold

Sold

NTU

Sold

 

Sold

 

Not Del

 

Sold

Sold

Merged

Merged

Returned

Leased

Returned

Sold

Leased

 

Returned

 

Leased

 

Sold

Sold

Sold

Repo'd

Sold

Sold

10-May-1996 The aircraft collided with high ground on approach to an airstrip serving the silver mine at Santa Maria de Otaez, Durango, Mexico. There were 14 fatalities of the 16 persons on board.

Additional Historical Information

There are conflicting reports regarding the operation by Colonial Airlines in 1982; although most indicate the sale was not completed, there are also reports the aircraft was painted & delivered, but then returned.


 Photographer Unknown © New York, NY Apr-1969

Photographer Unknown © New York, NY Apr-1969


 Photographer Unknown © Aug-1981 Michael J. Ody Collection

Photographer Unknown © Aug-1981 Michael J. Ody Collection


 Photographer Unknown © New Haven, CT

Photographer Unknown © New Haven, CT


 Bob Stewart Photo © Philadelphia, PA Jul-1983

Bob Stewart Photo © Philadelphia, PA Jul-1983


 F. Barnes Photo © Fresno, CA Aug-1988 Michael J. Ody Collection

F. Barnes Photo © Fresno, CA Aug-1988 Michael J. Ody Collection


 Chris Buckley Photo © Everett, WA Aug-1989 Michael J. Ody Collection

Chris Buckley Photo © Everett, WA Aug-1989 Michael J. Ody Collection