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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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msn 320

Series 300

CF-MPL • C-FMPL • C-GBHV

N322AV

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

CF-MPL de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out Jul-1971. First flight date unknown.

CF-MPL RCMP - Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Delivered 22-Jul-1971. Based Whitehorse.

C-FMPL RCMP - Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Regd Mar-1984. Based Whitehorse. Canx 24-Feb-2014 & 07-Mar-2014.

C-FBHV Avmax Aircraft Leasing Ltd, Calgary, AB. Regd 07-Mar-2014. Canx 27-Mar-2014. & re regd 27-Mar-2014. Canx 18-Jul-2016 on export to USA.

Flew 08-Mar-2014 Fort St. John, BC - Calgary, AB on delivery to Avmax.

Flew 19-Nov-2014 Calgary, AB - Great Falls, MT 21-Nov-2014 Great Falls, MT - Calgary, AB

Note: The aircraft had been present at Calgary since arriving from the RCMP in Mar-2014. Whether the move down to the company's facility in Great Falls indicated that it had been sold remained to be seen at this point.

Flew 24-28-Jun-2016 Performed a series of local flights from Calgary-Int'l, AB. 28-Jun-2016. Delivered Calgary-Int'l, AB - Great Falls, MT.

N322AV Wells Fargo Bank Northwest Na Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT. Regd 19-Oct-2016.

Note: Berry Aviation Inc., San Marcos, TX (Avmax Aircraft Leasing) also mentioned.

Airworthiness date. 17-Oct-2017. Classification Normal.

Accident.  San Marcos, TX, 15-Aug-2019. The aircraft veered off the left side of runway 13 upon landing. It went into the grass and sustained substantial damage.The nose landing gear collapsed and the left-hand wing broke at that attachment point to the fuselage. Three occupants uninjured.

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CF-MPL equipped with Tundra Tires for Northern Canada RCMP ops.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © July 1981 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-FMPL at Yellowknife - CYZF.
Photo: Henry Tenby © 20 July 1992 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-FMPL in latest livery, at Whitehorse - CYXY, Yukon.
Photo: Unknown photographer © August 2008 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-FMPL at Yellowknife - CYZF.
Photo: Dirk Septer © 10 July 2009
C-FBHV at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 20 September 2014
N322AV at San Marcos.
Photo: Steve O'Brien © 2018
N322AV at San Marcos - KHYI, Texas.
Photo: Jarrod Wilkening © 20 April 2019