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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 200
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Series 100



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

• N7661 de Havilland Canada Inc. Downsview, ON. Rolled out 22-Apr-1968. First flight 07-May-1968.

• N7661 Cable Commuter Airlines "Miss Ann", Ontario, CA. Delivered 09-May-1968.

• N7661 Aero Commuter, Long Beach, CA., merged with Cable Commuter Airlines. 18-Mar-1969.

• N7661 Golden West Airlines, Van Nuys, CA. Re-named from Aero Commuter. Regd 15-Jul-1969.

• N7661 Leased to Airspur Caribbean, San Juan. PR (Airspur Corporation, New York, NY). Regd 13-Jan-1970.

Note: Withdrawn from use and stored at San Juan-Isla Grande 13-Nov-1970 on bankruptcy of Airspur.

• N7661 Returned to Golden West Airlines, Van Nuys, CA. Regd 01-Aug-1971.

Note: Withdrawn from use and stored at Los Angeles, CA ; noted there 01-Aug 1971 in ex Airspur colour scheme.

• N7661 Commerce Reinsurance Corp, San Diego, CA. Purchased Jul-1972.

• N4048B Air Wisconsin, Appleton, WI. Regd 24-Aug-1972.

• N4048B M O Ehredt dba Arctic Guide Air Taxi. Barrow, AK. Regd 19-Jun-1974. Canx 22-May-2017.

Accident: Barrow AK. 13-Oct-1978 It was snowing at Barrow as Twin Otter N4048B approached the airport. Ice probably started to accumulate on the aircraft until the airplane stalled and crashed short of the runway. It appeared that the de-ice boots on the horizontal stabilizer were installed improperly. One crew member killed and one of two passengers . Aircraft written off.

Written off

N7661 of Golden West at Long Beach, California.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Erik Johannesson Collection
N7661 ex AIRSPUR, at Isla Grande, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Photo: Unknown photographer © March 1971 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N7661 back at Los Angeles.
Photo: Unknown photographer © date unknown - Erik Johannesson Collection
N4048B of ARCTIC GUIDE AIR TAXI, at Kotzebue - PAOT, Alaska.
Photo: Jack B. Hayes © 16 June 1974 - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection - Aird Archives