C-FAJB

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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 100

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

CF-UXP ■ PP-SRV ■ HP-466 ■ CF-AJB ■ C-FAJB



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

CF-UXP

CF-UXP

PP-SRV

CF-UXP

HP-466

CF-AJB

CF-AJB

CF-AJB

C-FAJB

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Used for South American sales tour Nov-1966 to Jul-1967

VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo, São Paulo

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

TASA - Turismo Aéreos S.A., Panama City

Withdrawn from use & parked at Opa-locka, FL Oct-1968

Bannock Aerospace, Toronto, ON

Ferry permit issued 24-Sep-1969 for import to Canada (as agents for owner TASA)

Gateway Aviation, Edmonton, AB

Badly damaged in rejected take-off from Great Bear Lake, NT; collided with trees 02-Dec-1974

Wreckage subsequently to Insurance adjusters James Taylor Company, Edmonton, AB

Air West Airlines, Richmond, BC

wreckage transport via road to Vancouver for rebuilding (TT 4,955 hrs)

Air West Airlines, Richmond, BC

Certificate of Airworthiness issued 03-Dec-1975, and Certificate of Registration following day

Dates

12-Nov-1966

20-Nov-1966

 

12-Oct-1967

06-Dec-1967

16-Jan-1968

 

24-Sep-1969

 

30-Sep-1969

 

 

30-Apr-1975

 

04-Dec-1975

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

 

Leased

Returned

Sold

 

Sold

 

Sold

 

 

Sold

 

Reg'd

16-Dec-1976 Landed hard in poor visibility in Juan de Fuca Strait, 4 miles south of Victoria Harbour, BC. Hard landing damaged both floats, and aircraft subsequently sank in 300ft of water. All aboard were rescued.


 DHC Photo © Nov-1966 Erik Johannesson Collection

DHC Photo © Nov-1966 Erik Johannesson Collection

 Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Downsview, ON 22-Nov-1966 Michael J. Ody Collection

Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Downsview, ON 22-Nov-1966 Michael J. Ody Collection

 Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Opa-locka, FL 10-Dec-1968 Michael J. Ody Collection

Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Opa-locka, FL 10-Dec-1968 Michael J. Ody Collection

 Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Toronto Island, ON Oct-1969 Michael J. Ody Collection

Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Toronto Island, ON Oct-1969 Michael J. Ody Collection


 Photographer Unknown © Edmonton-Municipal, AB 1970

Photographer Unknown © Edmonton-Municipal, AB 1970


 John Kimberley Photo © Oct-1974

John Kimberley Photo © Oct-1974

 Kenneth I. Swartz/Aeromedia Communications Photo © Vancouver, BC 31-Dec-1975

Kenneth I. Swartz/Aeromedia Communications Photo © Vancouver, BC 31-Dec-1975