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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 100
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Series 100



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

• (CF-AAL) de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. NTU.

Note: Registration requested for Atlas by DHC but not available.

• CF-WWP de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 27-Sep-1966. First flight 30-Sep-1966.

Note: Originally allocated to RocAir (Richfield Oil Company) but order was re assigned to a later production aircraft. Msn 66.

• CF-WWP Sold to Atlas Aviation, Resolute Bay, NT. Sold 30-Sep-1966. Delivered 24-Oct-1966.

Note: Aircraft was issued with test flight permit 09-Nov-1966 for evaluation of oversize tires; on 24-May-1967 it was approved for operation with Goodyear 4X20-10 main wheels, and 35X15-6 nose wheel.

• CF-WWP Name change to Kenting Atlas Aviation on merger with Kenting Aviation. Resolute Bay, NT. 03-Jan-1972.

• CF-WWP Kenting Atlas Aviation. Deleted from register, Late 1973.

Accident: 70km east of Eureka, NT, Canada. 14-Aug-1973. Hit mountain ridge at 4,000ft flying in IMC conditions. Two crew received fatal injuries. Aircraft damaged beyond repair and written off.

Written off

CF-WWP on a test flight.
Photo: DHC © September/October 1966
CF-WWP of Atlas Aviation Ltd rolled out at Downsview.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 24 October 1966 - Michael J. Ody Collection