N5662

326

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

N5662



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

N5662

N5662

N5662

 

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Air America, Washington, DC

 

Dates

Jun-1971

23-Jun-1971

27-Jul-1971

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

 

25-Jul-1972 Collided with a hillside in poor weather, northeast of Tha Tam Bleung, Laos

Additional Historical Information

During service with Air America, the aircraft also incurred the battle damage below:

18-Dec-1971 Damaged as a result of being hit by ground fire, over Laos; repairable & returned to service

11-Mar-1972 Damaged as a result of being hit by ground fire southeast of Sam Thong, Laos; repairable & returned to service

30-Mar-1972 Damaged as a result of being hit by ground fire near Bouam Long, Laos; repairable & returned to service


 Photographer Unknown © Downsview, ON 1971

Photographer Unknown © Downsview, ON 1971


 Image with thanks to Michael E. Fader at  Wings-Aviation.ch

Image with thanks to Michael E. Fader at Wings-Aviation.ch