C-GKBO (1)

547

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

C-GQSO ■ (N . . . . .) ■ C-GKBO (1)



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

C-GQSO

C-GQSO

C-GQSO

C-GQSO

C-GQSO

N

C-GKBO

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Remained at Downsview, ON and noted there from 03-Jun-1977 through 31-Dec-1977

Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB [Borek Construction Ltd., Dawson Creek, BC]

Panarctic Oils, Calgary, AB

Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB

Borek Construction Inc., Juneau, AK

Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB

Dates

May-1977

03-Jun-1977

 

13-Jan-1978

18-Dec-1978

08-Jan-1981

10-Feb-1982

02-Mar-1982

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

 

Delivered

Leased

Returned

NTU

Re-reg'd

 

15-May-1982 Broke through polar ice after landing at the North Pole with a group of tourists. All onboard evacuated safely and were rescued by another aircraft, however the Twin Otter had sunk out of sight within six hours of the accident.


 Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Downsview, ON Jul-1977

Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Downsview, ON Jul-1977


 Anthony J. Hickey Photo © Calgary, AB Oct-1981

Anthony J. Hickey Photo © Calgary, AB Oct-1981