N361V

361

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

N361V



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

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Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Intermountain Aviation, Marana, AZ [361 Associates, Tucson, AZ]

Rocky Mountain Airways, Denver, CO

Mountainwest Aviation, Tucson, AZ

Sierra Pacific Airlines, Tucson, AZ [361 Associates, Tucson, AZ]

Sierra Pacific Airlines, Tucson, AZ

Sierra Pacific Airlines, Tucson, AZ [61 Victor Associates, Tucson, AZ]

Transwestern Airlines, Salt Lake City, UT

Flew Marana, AZ - Boise, ID on delivery for Transwestern lease

Ventral baggage pod installation completed by Western Aircraft Maintenance, Boise 21/22-Dec-1982

 

Dates

Apr-1973

Apr-1973

11-May-1973

Jan-1975

1978

Jul-1978

19-Feb-1982

09-Mar-1982

13-Dec-1982

 

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

Leased

Returned

Transfer

Sold 

Sold 

Leased

 

15-Feb-1983 While on a one-mile final, descending through 800ft to Sun Valley, ID an elevator control rod failed. The aircraft crash landed on an adjacent highway, and struck a snow bank. Contributing factors included use of non-standard parts, failure of inspection protocols and inadequate FAA oversight.


Photographer Unknown © Oct-1975

Photographer Unknown © Oct-1975


Peter Kirkup Photo © Missoula, MT 25-Jul-1977

Peter Kirkup Photo © Missoula, MT 25-Jul-1977


John Kimberley Photo © Marana, AZ 25-Jul-1977

John Kimberley Photo © Marana, AZ 25-Jul-1977