MSN 8 - DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 100


CURRENT STATUS: Non-Operational   FINAL OPERATOR: Transwest Air

REGISTRATIONS: N12708VH-TGSCF-CCEC-FCCE


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Aircraft Operator and Event History

Reg'n

N12708

N12708

N12708

VH-TGS

VH-TGS

CF-CCE

C-FCCE

C-FCCE

C-FCCE

C-FCCE

C-FCCE

Operator / [Owner]

de Havilland Canada Inc.

de Havilland Canada Inc.

Floair Inc.

TAA-Trans Australia Airlines "Marawaka"

Damaged at Marawaka, PNG 19-Nov-1969; repairable & returned to service

Hawker de Havilland Australia

La Ronge Aviation Services

La Ronge Aviation Services

Mackenzie Air

La Ronge Aviation Services

Transwest Air

Transwest Air [101008427 Saskatchewan Ltd.]

Damaged in ground collision with DHC-2-III C-FOED at La Ronge, SK 05-Mar-2006; repairable

 

Activity

Roll-Out

F/Flight

Delivered

Delivered

 

Sold

Sold

Re-reg'd

Leased

Returned

Merged

Reg'd

Date

19-Aug-1966

23-Aug-1966

08-Sep-1966

20-Sep-1966

 

11-May-1972

27-Sep-1972

Nov-1975

19-Oct-1976

Apr-1979

15-Aug-2000

08-Nov-2001

02-Apr-2009 Veered off airstrip and collided with fence and trees, while taking off from snow adjacent to runway at La Ronge, SK. Aircraft was deemed beyond economical repair.


Additional Historical Notes

Aircraft wreckage remained unrepaired at La Ronge through 2014, when it was transported via road to Calgary, AB. It is currently in the possession of Kenn Borek Air, at their Calgary hangar facility.


Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Downsview, ON 08-Sep-1966

Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Downsview, ON 08-Sep-1966

Photographer Unknown © Michael J. Ody Collection

Photographer Unknown © Michael J. Ody Collection

Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Toronto, ON Jan-1973

Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Toronto, ON Jan-1973

John Kimberley Photo © Edmonton-Municipal, AB Feb-1975

John Kimberley Photo © Edmonton-Municipal, AB Feb-1975

Phil Wright Photo © Snyder Lake, MB  Aug-1977

Phil Wright Photo © Snyder Lake, MB  Aug-1977

Anthony J. Hickey Photo © La Ronge, SK Aug-1984

Anthony J. Hickey Photo © La Ronge, SK Aug-1984

Photographer Unknown 

Photographer Unknown 

Dave Subelack Photo © Calgary-Int'l, AB 09-Aug-2014

Dave Subelack Photo © Calgary-Int'l, AB 09-Aug-2014