N76214

236

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

CF-TAX ■ N774M ■ N76214



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

CF-TAX

CF-TAX

CF-TAX

N774M

N774M

N774M

N774M

N774M

N774M

N76214

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Transair, Winnipeg, MB

Registration allocated to Transair 10-Jan-1969, and cancelled 24-Apr-1969

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Intermountain Aviation, Marana, AZ

Rocky Mountain Airways, Denver, CO

Intermountain Aviation, Marana, AZ

Air America, Washington, DC [Aviation & Inland Marine Rentals]

Air America, Washington, DC

Coastal Air Services, Washington, DC

Dates

01-Jan-1969

07-Jan-1969

Jan-1969

 

09-May-1969

22-May-1969

Dec-1969

Apr-1970

25-Feb-1971

Apr-1972

25-May-1974

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Not Del

 

Reg'd

Delivered

Leased

Returned

Sold

Sold

Sold

 

13-Jul-1978 Collided with trees on a night approach to a private airfield, while operating under contract to the U.S. Army from Fort Bragg. The wreckage was later transported to Downsview by Dec-1978, and subsequently Calgary, AB and Springbank, AB

Additional Historical Information

While being flown in Southeast Asia by Air America during the period 1971/1972 the aircraft sustained damage on the occasions below:

  • 07-Dec-1971 - damaged by ground fire at Ban Nongkin, Laos (repairable)
  • 08-Dec-1971 - damaged  by ground fire near Pakse (repairable, and returned to service by 17-Dec-1971)
  • 24-Dec-1971 - damaged by ground fire Laos (repairable)
  • 25-Dec-1971 - damaged by ground fire Laos (repairable)
  • 06-Feb-1972 - damaged when right main gear failed in hard landing at Bouam Long, Laos (repairable & returned to service 21-Feb-1972)
  • 23-Feb-1972 - damaged  by ground fire near Sam Thong, Laos (repairable & returned to service 27-Feb-1972)
  • 02-Jul-1972 - damaged  by ground fire near Khong Sedone, Laos (repairable & returned to service 11-Jul-1972)

 Photographer Unknown ©

Photographer Unknown ©


 Michael J. Ody Photo © Calgary, AB Apr-1979

Michael J. Ody Photo © Calgary, AB Apr-1979


 John Kimberley Photo © Calgary, AB Jul-1979

John Kimberley Photo © Calgary, AB Jul-1979