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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 200
T-87 (1)
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Series 200

T-87 (1)

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

• T-87 (1) de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date unknown. First flight 21-Apr-1969.

• T-87 (1) Argentine Air Force / Fuerza Aérea Argentina. On charge 09-Oct-1969. IX Brigada Aérea, Escuadron VII de Transporte Aérea, Commodore Rivadara / Chubut.

• T-87 (1) Transferred to LADE - Lineas Aéreas del Estade. Date unknown.

Accident in the area of El Bolson, 07-Aug-1977. The aircraft crashed into the Cerro Bayo, as a result of bad weather, while on a special flight from Bariloche to Comodoro Rivadavia for the transfer of the Governor of Rio Black, his wife and an entourage. Four crew and two of the passengers were killed.

Written off

T-87 bound for Argentina.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 08 September 1968 - Michael J. Ody Collection
T-87 with T-86
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection
T-87 in later markings.
Photo: Unknown photographer © April 2005 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives