VH-TGR

6

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 100

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

N12706 ■ VH-TGR



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

N12706

N12706

N12706

VH-TGR

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Accepted by TAA at Downsview 29-Jul-1966 and handed over to ferry contractor for delivery

Floair Inc.

TAA - Trans Australia Airlines

 

Dates

25-Jul-1966

25-Jul-1966

 

19-Jul-1966

16-Aug-1966

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

 

Delivered

Delivered

28-Apr-1970  Collided with a mountain ridge in obscured visibility conditions after take-off from Kainantu, Papua New Guinea. The aircraft was flying between Mount Hagen, Goroka and Lae, there were 8 fatalities and 3 injuries.


Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Downsview, ON Jul-1966 Michael J. Ody Collection

Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Downsview, ON Jul-1966 Michael J. Ody Collection


Peter Keating Photo ©  Michael J. Ody Collection

Peter Keating Photo ©  Michael J. Ody Collection