C-FJVT

635

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

G-BGPC



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

G-BGPC

G-BGPC

G-BGPC

G-BGPC

G-BGPC

G-BGPC

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Loganair, Glasgow

Arrived Glasgow on delivery 25-Aug-1979

Metropolitan Airways, Bournemouth

Loganair, Glasgow

Loganair, Glasgow [Nordic Oil Services]

Dates

17-Jul-1979

Jul-1979

23-Aug-1979

 

24-May-1982

 

04-Jul-1983

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

 

Leased

Returned

Reg'd

 

12-Jun-1986 Collided with rising ground in the vicinity of Laphroaig, while on approach to Port Ellen in poor visibility. Subsequent investigation determined that Laphroaig had been incorrectly identified as Port Ellen in the deteriorating weather conditions.

Additional Historical Information

The aircraft wreckage was acquired by Newcal Aviation and was initially transported to Teterboro, NJ - it was later transported to Calgary, AB and finally to Victoria, BC after being acquired by Viking Air. It was registered to Viking on 29-Oct-2010 as C-FJVT.


 John Kimberley Photo © Glasgow Oct-1979

John Kimberley Photo © Glasgow Oct-1979


 Wiltshire Spotter Photo © Victoria, BC 04-Sep-2015

Wiltshire Spotter Photo © Victoria, BC 04-Sep-2015