MSN 6 - DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 100


CURRENT STATUS: Destroyed   FINAL OPERATOR: Trans Australia Airlines

REGISTRATIONS: N12706 ■ VH-TGR 


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Aircraft Operator and Event History

Reg'n

N12706

N12706

N12706

VH-TGR

Operator / [Owner]

de Havilland Canada Inc.

de Havilland Canada Inc.

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

Floair Inc.

TAA - Trans Australia Airlines

Activity

Roll-Out

F/Flight

 

Delivered

Delivered

 

Date

25-Jul-1966

25-Jul-1966

 

19-Jul-1966

16-Aug-1966

 

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

Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Downsview, ON Jul-1966

Peter Keating Photo © 1967  Michael J. Ody Collection

Peter Keating Photo © 1967  Michael J. Ody Collection