N8061V

294

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

LN-BEN ■ C-GBDG ■ N8061V



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

LN-BEN

LN-BEN

LN-BEN

C-GBDG

N8061V

N8061V

N8061V

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Widerøes Flyveselskap AS, Oslo

Etty Aerospace, Toronto, ON

ASA-Atlantic Southeast Airlines, College Park, GA

515 Leasing Inc., Wilmington, DE

Evergreen Helicopters, Anchorage, AK

via Calgary, AB 07-Nov-1979 on delivery

 

Dates

Dec-1970

Dec-1970

15-Jan-1971

05-Jul-1979

01-Oct-1979

01-Nov-1979

01-Nov-1979

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

Sold

Not Del

Sold

Leased

 

03-Dec-1979 Collided with terrain and crashed while en route from Nome, AK to Shishmaref, AK while operating under special VFR flight rules in low ceiling, fog and snow. The wreckage was not located until 10-Feb-1980. There were four fatalities.


Kenneth I. Swartz Collection 

Kenneth I. Swartz Collection 


Fred J. Barnes Photo © Førde 15-May-1973

Fred J. Barnes Photo © Førde 15-May-1973