N851TB

201

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 200

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

N66201 ■ C-GGDZ ■ N851T ■ N851TB



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

N66201

N66201

N66201

N66201

N66201

C-GGDZ

C-GGDZ

C-GGDZ

C-GGDZ

C-GGDZ

C-GGDZ

N851T

N851T

N851TB

N851TB

N851TB

N851TB

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Aero Commuter, Long Beach, CA

Golden West Airlines, Los Angeles, CA

Mississippi Valley Airlines, La Crosse, WI [Airways Leasing Inc.]

Noted at Chicago-O'Hare 20-May-1970, 04-Aug-1973, 22-Sep-1973

Bannock Aerospace, Toronto, ON

Noted at Toronto, ON 28-May-1975 for import inspection at Field Aviation

Parsons Airways Northern, Flin Flon, MB

Bannock Aerospace, Toronto, ON

Lambair, Winnipeg, MB

Lambair, Winnipeg, MB [412 Syndicate Ltd., Toronto, ON]

Lambair, Winnipeg, MB

J.C. Corporation, Seattle, WA

Fel Air Inc., Point Barrow, AK

Noted at Seattle-Boeing Field 07-Oct-1977 being repainted with Cape Smythe Air Services titles

Cape Smythe Air Services, Point Barrow, AK

Collided with mountain summit in Anaktuvuk Pass on departure from Umiat, AK in whiteout conditions 28-Jan-1979

Coastal Express International Airways, Reno, NV

Fairchild Federal Credit Union, Spokane, WA

Withdrawn from use & stored at Ontario, CA - noted there 24-Oct-1987 in full Cape Smythe c/s

Sound Adventures Air Service, Anchorage, AK [Red Baron Leasing, Anchorage, AK]

Noted at Anchorage, AK 06-Jun-1988 in Cape Smythe c/s with Sound Adventures titles

Dates

1969

15-Jan-1969

23-Jan-1969

15-Jul-1969

Jul-1969

 

24-May-1975

 

27-Jun-1975

09-Jul-1975

09-Jul-1975

09-Nov-1975

14-Sep-1977

16-Sep-1977

22-Sep-1977

 

07-Oct-1977

 

21-Sep-1987

22-Oct-1987

 

07-Mar-1988

 

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

Renamed

Sold

 

Sold

 

Leased

Returned

Leased

Sold

Sold

Sold

Reg'd

 

Reg'd

 

Reg'd

Repo'd

 

Reg'd

 

19-Sep-1989 Damaged beyond repair when the front spreader bar and float struts failed in a hard landing, in 4-5 foot swells and 10-15 knots wind at Sleepy Bay, AK. All onboard escaped uninjured. TT 25,821 hrs.

Additional Historical Information

The U.S. registration was cancelled 17-Nov-1979 and the wreckage was transported to Springbank, AB for parts recovery.


 Jeff Burch Photo © Chicago-O'Hare, IL Aug-1970

Jeff Burch Photo © Chicago-O'Hare, IL Aug-1970


 Kent Bummert Photo ©  via FB Early Commuter Airlines

Kent Bummert Photo © via FB Early Commuter Airlines


 Peter Kirkup Photo © Seattle-Boeing Field, WA 23-Oct-1977

Peter Kirkup Photo © Seattle-Boeing Field, WA 23-Oct-1977


 Anthony J. Hickey Photo © Calgary, AB Dec-1978

Anthony J. Hickey Photo © Calgary, AB Dec-1978


 John Blatherwick Photo © Calgary, AB Aug-1979

John Blatherwick Photo © Calgary, AB Aug-1979


 John Kimberley Photo © Arlington, WA Jun-1987

John Kimberley Photo © Arlington, WA Jun-1987


 Fred J. Barnes Photo © Anchorage, AK 08-Jun-1988

Fred J. Barnes Photo © Anchorage, AK 08-Jun-1988


 Michael J. Ody Photo © Springbank, AB 23-Mar-1990

Michael J. Ody Photo © Springbank, AB 23-Mar-1990