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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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msn 367

Series 300


8Q- ?

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

• N200DA de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out -1973. First flight 21-Jun-1973.

• N200DA Delivered to Downtown Airlines, New York, NY 17-Jul-1973.

• C-GARW Sold to Ptarmigan Airways, Yellowknife, NT.  Regd 10-Nov-1975 & 31-Dec-1975. Canx 30-Oct-1996.

• C-GARW Merged with Bradley Air Services, Carp ON, Regd 22-Nov-1996 & 17-Jan-1997. Canx 24-Jum-1998 & 27-Jun-2001.

• C-GARW Sold to Arctic Sunwest Charters, (171817 Canada Inc), Yellowknife, NT, Regd 26-Jul-2001 & 19-Feb-2007.

Accident: Yellowknife, NT. 22-Sep-2011. The float plane sustained substantial damage when it crashed in a street next to Yellowknife Waterdrome, NT, Canada. The airplane had departed from Thor Lake, NT on a flight to the Yellowknife Waterdome. After touching down briefly, the aircraft took off, turned right and crashed into buildings. Both pilots were killed and five of the seven passengers were injured. Wreckage subsequently to Rocky Mountain Aircraft at Springbank, AB.

• C-GARW Re-regd 28-Aug-2012, Canx 11-Sep-2012. Deleted from register 12-Sep-2012.

• C-GAFL Ashe Aircraft Enterprises Ltd. (Rocky Mountain Aircraft), Calgary, AB. Regd 06-Jul-2018. Noted recently at YYC., active in primer Oct-2020. Canx 01-Apr-2021

Note: Work continues on the rebuild C-GAFL, as at Aug-2020 and was air tested on 02-Oct-2020.

• 8Q- Manta Air, Malé. Maldive Islands. Delivered by 30-Mar-2021.


N200DA with downtown Toronto as a backdrop.
Photo: Unknown photographer © July 1973
N200DA of DOWNTOWN AIRLINES working out of Manhattan.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 20 July 1973 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GARW with nose ski in place.
Photo: K. Simpson © 20 May 1979 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GARW at the float base.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © July 1981 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GARW of PTARMIGAN at Baker Lake.
Photo: Peter Wollenberg © 1982 - Aird Archives
C-GARW on Tundra tires.
Photo: Unknown photographer © June 1986 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GARW at Yellowknife - CYZF.
Photo: Henry Tenby © 26 October 1991 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GARW at Yellowknife float base.
Photo: Anthony J. Hickey © July 1992 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GARW of ARCTIC SUNWEST in final colours.
Photo: Unknown photographer © date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection