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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 200
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Series 200

CF-WZH • (CF-BCQ) • CF-WZH • C-FWZH • N501BA • RP-C-1776 • D-IDHB (2) • F-GHKM • DUSD-444


• Registration • Activity and details of Owner/Operator and other historical information

• CF-WZH de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 01-Jun-1968. First flight 01-Jun-1968.

• CF-WZH BC Airlines, Vancouver, BC. Delivered 07-Jun-1968.

• (CF-BCQ) BC Airlines, Vancouver, BC. ntu.10-Apr-1969.

Note: BC Airlines requested a re registration 28-Mar-1969 but this was denied 10-Apr-1969.

• CF-WZH Leased to Falconbridge Nickel, Toronto, ON. Regd 10-Sep-1969.

Noted at Toronto ON 13-Sep-1969 in ex B.C. Airlines colour scheme. Based at Raglan lake, QC.

• CF-WZH Falconbridge Nickel, Toronto, ON. (Northwest Industries, Edmonton, AB). Regd 10-Aug-1970.

• CF-WZH Northwest Industries, Edmonton, AB. 18-Oct-1971.

• CF-WZH Bannock Aerospace, Toronto ON. Registered 28-Dec-1971.

• CF-WZH Dr James H. Arnott, Willowdale, ON. Regd 29-Dec-1971.

• CF-WZH Leased to Northward Aviation, Edmonton AB. (Sproute & Associates, Edmonton, AB.) Regd 29-Dec-1971.

• CF-WZH Northward Airlines Edmonton AB. (Sproute & Associates, Edmonton, AB.). Re named 19-May-1972.

• CF-WZH Returned to James H Arnott, Willowdale, ON. Regd date unknown.

• CF-WZH Leased to Trans North Turbo Air, Whitehorse, YT. Regd 116-Mar 1973.

• N501BA Purchased by Trans North Turbo Air, Whitehorse, YT Re-regd 16-May-1975.

• N501BA Baker Aviation, Kotezebue, AK. Regd 07-Nov-1983.

• N501BA Mountain Air Cargo, Denver, NC., (Lexington Aerolina, Denver, CO). Regd 08-Oct-1985.

• N501BA Bought out by Mountain Air Cargo, Denver, NC. Regd 10-Jun-1987.

• N501BA Scott A/C Sales, Inver Grove Heights, MN. Regd 05-May -1989.

• RP-C-1776 Soriano Boracay Aviation PI., Pasay City, PI. Regd Jun-1989.

• D-IDHB(2) Air Service Wildgruber, Bensheim, Hamburg, Germany. Regd 13-Jul-2000.

• D-IDHB(2) Operated on Skydiving contracts with Air America titles.

Noted 08-Aug-2000 with small ZimexAviation titles by door.

• F-GHKM CERP Centre Ecole Regional Parachutisme, Gap Tallard Airport, France. Regd 22-Feb-2008.

• DUSD-444 Skydive Dubai, Marina Airport, Dubai. Delivered 08-Nov-2011.

• DU-SD4 Skydive Dubai, Marina Airport Dubai. Regd Dec-2011. (Owned by Fazza Sky, Dubai).

Accident: Dubai-Palm Drop Zone Airstrip, UAE. 02-Oct-2015. The aircraft sustained damage in a landing accident The Palm Drop Zone airstrip (06/24) is about 2250 feet (685 m) long and stretches out into the water. The aircraft came to rest nose down on a shed about 100 meters from the threshold of runway 24. The pilot, sole occupant uninjured.

Status unknown

CF-WZH at Toronto - CYYZ.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © September 1969 - Michael J. Ody Collection
CF-WZH at Abbotsford - CYXX, British Columbia.
Photo: Ted Gibson © August 1968 - Jay Sherlock Collection - Aird Archives
CF-WZH at Toronto - CYYZ.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 29 June 1971 - Michael J. Ody Collection
CF-WZH on gravel.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © July 1978
CF-WZH of TRANS NORTH, at Ross River - CYDM, Yukon.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 02 June 1979
C-FWZH of TRANS NORTH at Whitehorse - CYXY.
Photo: Unknown photographer © June 1981 - Michael J. Ody Collection
Photo: Brent Newbery © September 1983 - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection
N501BA at Fort Meyers, Florida.
Photos: Unknown photographer © October 1985 - Michael J. Ody Collection - Aird Archives
RP-C1776 at Manila.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection
RP-C1776 at Manila.
Photo: Paul Howard © January 1991
RP-C1776 departs Manila.
Photo: Unknown photographer © April 1998 - Michael J. Ody Collection
F-GKHM at Altenrhein - LSZR, Switzerland.
Photo: Erich Kunz © 04 April 2009 - Aird Archives
F-GKHM at Gap / Tallard - LFNA, France.
Photo: Michel Lebleux © 2010
DU-SD4 operating from the Jumeirah Beach at Dubai Marina.
Photo: Gianluca Mantellini © 16 December 2011
Photo: Michael Green © 01 July 2015 - Aird Archives