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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
C-GKBO (1)
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Series 300

C-GQSO • (N*)

C-GKBO (1)

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

• C-GQSO de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 03-Jun-1977. First flight 03-Jun-1977.

• C-GQSO Delivered to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary AB, 13-Jan-1978.

• C-GQSO Leased to Pan Arctic Oil, Calgary AL, Dec-1978.

• C-GQSO Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary AB, Dec-1979.

• (N*) Leased to Borek Construction, Juneau, AK (ntu), 10-Feb-1982.

• C-GKBO (1) Restored to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary AB., 02-Mar-1982.

Accident: North Pole, Arctic, 15-May-1982. The ski-equipped Twin Otter plane had just landed to drop off tourists on a spot on the North Pole. As the aircraft came to a stop, the landing gear broke through the ice. The two crew and seven tourists evacuated with no injury before the aircraft sank through the ice.

• C-GKBO (1) Removed from register. 16-Jul-1982.

Written off

C-GQSO at Downsview - CYZD, Ontario.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © July 1977 - Michael J. Ody Collection
Photo: Fred Guthrie © November 1977 - Rainer Haufschild Collection - Aird Archives
C-GQSO with Kenn Borek titles at Calgary.
Photo: Anthony J. Hickey © October 1981 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GQSO in the far north at Nanisivik - CYSR, Nunavut.
Photo: Peter Wollenberg © 1981 - Aird Archives