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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 200
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Series 200



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

0640 de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 04-Oct-1968. First flight 20-Oct-1968.

• 0640 Argentine Naval Aviation/Comando de la Aviación Naval Argentina. Delivered 13-Feb-1969.

Coded 1-G-101.

• 0640 Argentine Antarctic Command. Coded 1-F-1. Note “F” stood for photographic.

• LV-LNY YPF - Yacimientos Petroles Fiscales, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Regd 1973.

• LV-LNY TAPSA Aviacion - Transportes Aereos Petroliferos S.A., Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina Jul-1991.

Accident: Auca Mahuida. 09-Aug-1996 Crashed when right wing struck a hillside while flying at very low level from Cutral to Rincon de los Sauces causing the aircraft to crash – Two crew members on board survived. Aircraft written off. Remains were reported still lying at Cutral airport in 2004. Presume gone by now!

• LV-LNY Regn canx 06-Feb-1997.

Written off

1-G-101 on pre-delivery photo flight from Downsview.
Photo: DHC © date unknown - Erik Johannesson Collection
1-G-101 looking for snow.
Photo: Unknown photographer © date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection
LV-LNY at Cutral - SAZW, Argentina.
Photo: Anthony J. Hickey © February 1995 - Michael J. Ody Collection
LV-LNY in the employ of TAPSA.
Photo: Anthony J. Hickey © February 1995 - Michael J. Ody Collection