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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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msn 337

Series 300

CF-DHA • JA-8798 • N2886Z • N56SP • N2886Z • N331SA • TI-BAF • N331SA

N331AR

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

CF-DHA de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 26-Jan-1972. First Date in 1972 unknown.

Note: Used as demonstrator and lease aircraft 1972-1974; static display at Hannover and Farnborough Shows 1972.

CF-DHA Leased to Crown Airways (Sweden). Regd 12-Jun-1973.

CF-DHA Returned to DHC, Downsview, ON. Regd 12-Aug-1973.

CF-DHA Leased to White River Air Services. Regd 28-Aug-1973.

CF-DHA Returned to DHC, Downsview, ON. Regd 05-Sep-1973.

CF-DHA Leased to Bradley Air Services, Carp, ON. Regd 11-Feb-1974.

CF-DHA Returned to DHC, Downsview, ON. Regd 20-Feb-1974.

JA-8798 Delivered to NKA Nihon Kinkyori Airways, Tokyo, Japan. Regd 27-Mar-1974.

JA-8798 Later All Nippon Airlines. Sold Aug-1982.

N2886Z MIC Corp, Rota, Guam. Regd 28-Jul-1982.

N2886Z Sold to SPIA - South Pacific Island Airways. Regd Jul-1982.

N56SP Re regd to SPIA - South Pacific Island Airways, American Samoa. Regd Oct-1982.

N2886Z Remained on lease to South Pacific Island Airways, American Samoa. Re regd to MIC Corp, Rota, Guam. Re-regd Aug-1984.

N2886Z Sold to Scenic Airlines, Las Vegas, NV. Regd 15-Apr-1988.

N2886Z Twin Otter Leasing Inc., Las Vegas, NV. Regd 26-Apr-1988.

N2886Z Scenic Airlines Inc., Las Vegas, NV. Regd 26-Apr-1988.

N331SA Re regd to Scenic Airlines Inc., Las Vegas, NV. (Twin Otter Leasing, Las Vegas, NV) Mar-1989.

N331SA Re regd to Scenic Airlines Inc (Twin Otter International Ltd, Las Vegas, NV.)  Regd Nov-1993.

N331SA Leased to Scenic/Skywest Airlines Las Vegas, NV.  Regd Nov-1993.

N331SA Scenic/Eagle Canyon Airlines, Las Vegas, NV. Regd 1996.

N331SA Returned to Twin Otter International Ltd., Las Vegas, NV. Regd -Mar-2002.

Note: Operated for Scenic Airlines periodically 2003-2005 in Twin Otter International c/s.

TI-BAF Leased to Nature Air, San José, Costa Rica. Regd 23-Nov-2005.

Accident: Puerto Jiminez Costa Rica. 10-Jan-2006 Crashed after tyre failure on take-off There were no injuries to the 13 onboard and the aircraft was subsequently returned to Twin Otter International for rebuilding.

N331SA Returned to Twin Otter International Ltd., Las Vegas, NV. Regd 02-Nov-2006.

N331AR Twin Otter International Ltd., Las Vegas, NV. Regd 02-Nov-2006 & 10-Apr-2008.

Note: Feb-2009 shown with two aerial cameras/sensors.

Flew 30-Mar-2012 Billings, MT – Calgary, AB.  31-Mar-2012 Calgary, AB  - Fort St John, BC. 01-Apr-2012. Fort St John, BC – Whitehorse, YT – Fairbanks, AK 03-Apr-2012 Fairbanks, AK - Barrow, AK  presumably for survey work.

Airworthiness Certificate 25-Apr-2018. Experimental – Research & Development – Crew Training.

Current

CF-DHA at Hannover - EDDV, demonstrating typical munitions load - NOT!
Photo: Fred Barnes © 22 April 1972 - Michael J. Ody Collection
CF-DHA at Farnborough - EGLF, United Kingdom.
Photo: Unknown photographer © September 1972 - Michael J. Ody Collection
JA8798 of NKA - NIHON KINKYORI AIRWAYS at Chofu - RJTF, Japan.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 28 March 1976 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N2886Z anticipating a new life, at Pago-Pago - NTSU, West Samoa.
Photo: E. Slowiak © 20 April 1988 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N331SA of Scenic at Las Vegas, Nevada.
Photo: D. Goodwin © 13 April 1990 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N331SA in Scenic line up at Las Vegas.
Photo: Fred Barnes © October 1993 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N331SA at Las Vegas North - VGT, Nevada.
Photo: Bill Shull © 10 April 2005
TI-BAF at San Jose / Pavos - MGSJ, Guatemala.
Photo: Daniel Umana © 23 January 2006
N331AR at Yellowknife - CYZF.
Photo: Dirk Septer © 24 June 2017