CF-DHT

130

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

(CF-XBS) ■ CF-DHT ■ CF-DHT-X ■ CF-DHT



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

CF-XBS

CF-DHT

CF-DHT-X

CF-DHT

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Used for hot weather trials in Arizona 07-Oct-1968 to 07-Nov-1968

Bradley Air Services, Carp, ON

Dates

 

18-Jul-1968

11-Sep-1968

 

30-Dec-1970

Activity

NTU

Roll Out

Re-reg'd

 

Delivered

15-Mar-1981          On landing approximately 35 miles east of Nord, Greenland one wheel broke through the sea ice. The aircraft was operating under charter to the University of Washington – Polar Science Centre. Bradley Air Services notified the Danish and Canadian authorities on 16-Mar-1981 that the aircraft had been abandoned, and was drifting in a southerly direction with sea ice.

Additional Historical Information

Documentation relating to the accident above state the registration to be C-FDHT (not CF-DHT) however official records indicate it remained CF-DHT through cancellation 28-Sep-1982.


 Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Downsview, ON Mar-1969 Michael J. Ody Collection

Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Downsview, ON Mar-1969 Michael J. Ody Collection