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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 200 - Converted to Series 300



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

• CF-YFT de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out Mar-1969. First flight 03-Mar-1969.

• CF-YFT-X de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Dates unknown.

Note. Used as water bomber demonstrator, and Series 300 demonstrator.

• CF-YFT Leased to Norontair, North Bay, ON. (operated by White River A/S, Sault St Marie, ON). Regd 20-Sep-1971.

• CF-YFT Returned to de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON, 30-Oct-1971.

• CF-YFT Bell Canada, Montréal, QC (opb Bradley Air Service, Carp, ON). Delivered 20-Dec-1971.

Accident: Igloolik, NT. 69.22N, 81.50W. 20-Jan-1977. The left engine failed during a low pass and the aircraft crashed on a hill 11/2 miles short of the airport. Substantial damage to the aircraft. Two crew and the one passenger uninjured.

• C-FYFT Re regd to Bell Canada (opb Bradley Air Service, Carp, ON), Feb-1983 & 29-Mar-1984. Deleted to Indonesia 10-Feb-1993.

• PK-YPF Sold to Trigana Air Services, Jakarta, Indonesia. Regd 10-Feb-1993.

Delivered via St. Johns, NL – Ponta Delgado, Azores 27-Feb-1993.

Accident: Ilaga, Irian Jaya. 30-Sep-1996. Crashed on landing. The Twin Otter overran the runway and ran down an embankment. It was raining heavily at the time of the accident. Reported as repairable.

• PK-YPF Sold to Aviatech Ltd., Nassau, Bahamas. (Remains after crash). Regd 10-Oct-1998.

• N60619 SSC International, Henderson, NV. Regd 01-Dec-1998. (Scott R. Siebold dba). Later Las Vegas, NV. Re regd 28-May-1999. Located at Valle, AZ.

Scrapped / Parted out

CF-YFT in company colours at Toronto Island Airport - CYTZ.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 05 July 1969 - Michael J. Ody Collection
CF-YFT at Toronto - CYYZ.

(Reminds me of the song "Fields of Gold" by Sting)

Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 16 December 1969 - Michael J. Ody Collection
CF-YFT-X water bomber tests at Toronto - CYYZ.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 08 January 1970 - Michael J. Ody Collection
CF-YFT at Hannover - EDDV, Germany, minus water bombing panier.
Photo: Rainer Haufschild © 01 May 1970 - Aird Archives
CF-YFT at a rainy Farnborough, UK.
Photo: Unkknown photographer © 10 September 1970 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
CF-YFT back after lease to White River Air Services for NorOntair operations.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 31 October 1971 - Michael J. Ody Collection
CF-YFT at Nanisivik, with Bell Canada.
Photo: Peter Wollender © 1981 - Aird Archives
CF-YFT with Bell.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © June 1982 - Michael J. Ody Collection
CF-YFT of Bell Canada Telephone Company on a cold, moonlit night at Iqualuit.
Photo: Rob McCallum © c.1983 - Aird Archives
C-FYFT still with BELL CANADA at Toronto - CYYZ.
Photo: Caz Caswell © 25 January 1993 - Michael J. Ody Collection
PK-YPF hangar shot at Toronto - CYYZ.
Photo: Michael J. Ody © 25 February 1993
PK-YPF at Jakarta / Halim-Perdanakusuma - WIIH, Indonesia.
Photo: John Mounce © 24 April 1993 - Aird Archives