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C-FOPI
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CF-OPI

C-FOPI

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

• CF-OPI de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 02-Jun-1969. First flight 03-Jun-1969.

• CF-OPI Govt of Ontario, Department of Lands and Forests, Sault Ste Marie, ON. Delivered 04-Aug-1969, Regd 27-Jul-1969.

Accident: Sault Ste. Marie. ON. 46.30N 84.19W. While docking during a high wind, the engines were kept running until lines were secured. On securing the aircraft to the dock, a hand signal to the pilot to shut down inadvertently placed the signallers hand into the propeller arc with the loss of three fingers.

• CF-OPI Re named to Province of Ontario, Ministry of Natural Resources, Aviation Section, Sault Ste Marie, ON. Regd 01-Jan-1972.

• C-FOPI Province of Ontario, Ministry of Natural Resources, Aviation Section, Sault Ste Marie, ON. Regd 06-Dec-1991 & 02-Feb-2007.

• C-FOPI Province of Ontario, Ministry of Natural Resources, Aviation & Forest Fire Management Branch, Sault Ste Marie, ON. Regd 31-Aug-2007.

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• Revised Format and updated data added 24-Aug-2020 •

CF-OPI at Toronto Island Airport seaplane dock.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 07 September 1969 - Michael J. Ody Collection
CF-OPI makes another visit to the Island Airport dock.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © July 1970 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-FOPI Johnson's Lake at Hearst - CYHF, Ontario.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 09 August 1977 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-FOPI visits Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Anthony J. Hickey © February 1979 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-FOPI at Toronto - CYYZ.
Photo: R. Brown © 25 October 1979 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-FOPI in summer mode.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © September 1987 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-FOPI at the OMNR Smoke Lake base in Algonquin Park.
Photos: Neil Aird © 21 August 1995
C-FOPI on those huge Wips.
Photo: Andy Cline © 30 August 1997 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-FOPI with tail code 844.
Photo: Reinhard Zinabold © 17 December 2015