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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
CF-DHT (1)
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Series 200 (Series 300 demonstrator)


C-FDHT (1)

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

• (CF-XBS) de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out as CF-XBS 18-Jul-1968. First flight date unknown in 1968. Regn Not taken up.

• CF-DHT de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. 1968.

• CF-DHT-X Re-regd to de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. 11-Sep-68 and used as demonstrator for Srs 300.

Note: Painted all over white with “The de Havilland Canada Series 300 Twin Otter” and a cartoon road runner cartoon on front nose.

Used in hot weather trials in Arizona, 07-Oct-1968 to 07-Nov-1968.

• CF-DHT Bradley Air Services, Carp, ON, Delivered 30-Dec-1970.

• C-FDHT (1) Re-regd to Bradley Air Services, Carp, ON. Date unknown. Canx 30-Sep-1982.

Accident: Station Nord, Greenland 15-Mar-1981- on landing when one wheel broke through the ice - was operating on charter to the Polar Science Centre of the University of Washington. Damaged beyond repair and written off.

Note Regn C-FDHT later used for the Srs 400 prototype on c/n 434.

Written off

CF-DHT-X prototype Series 300 at Downsview.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © March 1969 - Michael J. Ody Collection