D4-CAX

550

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

C-GQYQ ■ CR-CAX ■ D4-CAX



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

C-GQYQ

C-GQYQ

CR-CAX

D4-CAX

 

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

TACV-Transportes Aéreos de Cabo Verde, Praia

TACV-Transportes Aéreos de Cabo Verde, Praia

 

Dates

Jul-1977

12-Aug-1977

30-Aug-1977

12-Nov-1984

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

Re-reg'd

 

28-Sep-1998 While on final approach to land at Praia, in rapidly deteriorating weather conditions resulting from an approaching severe thunderstorm the aircraft struck the ground. It was on a scheduled service from São Nikolau Island with 22 onboard - there was one fatality.

The wreckage was acquired by Dodson International, Rantoul, KS and it remains at their facility.


 Photographer Unknown © Praia 21-Mar-1984

Photographer Unknown © Praia 21-Mar-1984


 David Osborn/Aeroprints Photo © Rantoul, KS 30-Apr-2013

David Osborn/Aeroprints Photo © Rantoul, KS 30-Apr-2013