N242CA

342

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

CF-DJF ■ EC-CAO ■ F-BYAG ■ C-FHPG ■ N242CA



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

CF-DJF

CF-DJF

EC-CAO

F-BYAG

F-BYAG

F-BYAG

F-BYAG

F-BYAG

F-BYAG

F-BYAG

C-FHPG

C-FHPG

N242CA

N242CA

N242CA

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Spantax S.A., Palma de Mallorca

Pyrenair, Gaspé

Air Rouergue, Aveyron

Pyrenair, Gaspé

Air Alpes, Courcheval

Noted at Paris-Orly 20-Dec-1980, all white with Air Alpes titles

Pyrenair, Gaspé

Air Limousin, Limoges

TAT-Transporte Aérien Transrégional, Dinard

Pace Aviation, Winnipeg, MB

Initially remained in France, then flew Dinard – Glasgow – Reykjavik 05/08-Mar-1990 on delivery

Rocky Mountain Aircraft, Calgary, AB [239665 Alberta, Calgary, AB]

Beau Del Leasing, Las Vegas, NV

Corporate Air, Billings, MT

Damaged in ground collision with another aircraft, at Denver, CO 12-Jun-1991; repairable

Corporate Air, Billings, MT [LOPS Partnership, Billings, MT]

Dates

Apr-1972

20-Apr-1972

13-Jul-1972

Feb-1977

1978

1978

1980

 

1982

Dec-1983

1988

11-Sep-1989

 

10-Apr-1990

23-Apr-1990

Apr-1990

 

19-Oct-1994

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

Sold

Leased

Returned

Leased

 

Returned

Reg'd

Sold

Sold

 

Sold

Transfer

Leased

 

Reg’d

21-Apr-1997 Ditched into Pacific Ocean, 73 miles northeast of Hilo, HI while en route from Oakland, CA to Honolulu, HI. The cause was determined to be inadequate fuel management.


 Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Toronto, ON 29-May-1972

Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Toronto, ON 29-May-1972


 Fred J. Barnes Photo © Malaga 31-Dec-1972

Fred J. Barnes Photo © Malaga 31-Dec-1972


 Photographer Unknown © Malaga

Photographer Unknown © Malaga


 Photo via  Francisco Andreu  © Barcelona 1974 

Photo via Francisco Andreu © Barcelona 1974 


 Photographer Unknown © Chambery Jun-1979

Photographer Unknown © Chambery Jun-1979


 Christan Laugier Photo © Paris 1981

Christan Laugier Photo © Paris 1981


 Oliver Constant Photo © Limoges May-1987

Oliver Constant Photo © Limoges May-1987