N23BC

431

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

N23BC



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

N23BC

N23BC

N23BC

 

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

South Pacific Island Airways, Pago Pago (Trans Union Leasing, Chicago, IL)

 

Dates

Sep-1974

09-Oct-1974

18-Oct-1974

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

 

06-Nov-1979 Left runway and collided with trees following a heavy landing at Tau Island, American Samoa.

Additional Historical Information

Although records indicate that the aircraft went directly to South Pacific Island Airways in 1974, we know from the picture below that it was still on the U.S. mainland through at least Nov-1976, and being operated by Anchorage Helicopter Service. Further details are welcome.


 Photographer Unknown © Nov-1976

Photographer Unknown © Nov-1976