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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 300



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

LN-BEC de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 24-Mar-1972. First flight date in 1972 unknown.

LN-BEC Wideroes Flyveselskap. Delivered 27-Apr-1972.

C-GFLS Etty Aerospace International, Toronto, ON., 11-Dec-1981.

Arrived Toronto, ON on delivery 13-Dec-1981.

C-GFLS Leased to Air Satellite, Hauterive, QC., Regd 11-Dec-1981.

C-GFLS Returned to Etty Aerospace, Toronto, ON. Regd 01-Apr-1982.

Departed Toronto-Buttonville, ON 01-Apr-1982 returning to Norway on lease.

LN-WFC Leased to Wideroes Flyveselskap AS, Oslo, Regd 16-Apr-1982.

LN-WFC Returned to Etty Aerospace, Toronto, ON. Regd 02-Jun-1983.

LN-WFC Leased to Brymon Airways, Plymouth, UK. Regd 15-Jun-1983.

LN-WFC Returned to Wideroes Flyveselskap AS., Oslo, Norway. 24-Nov-1983.

LN-WFC Returned to Etty Aerospace, Toronto, ON. Regd 17-Jan-1984.

C-GFLS Etty Aerospace, Toronto, ON. 17-Jan-1984.

C-GFLS Leased to Labrador Airways, Goose Bay, NL. Regd 17-Jan-1984. Canx 05-Nov-1984.

C-GFLS Returned to Etty Aerospace, Toronto, ON. Nov-1984.

Noted parked at Toronto-Island, ON Aug-1984, 04-Oct-1984 still in ex Wideröe c/s.

C-GFLS Bought by Echo Bay Mines, Edmonton, AB. Regd May-1985. Canx 30-May-1985.

Note: Still remained parked at Toronto-Island, ON through at least 10-Jan-1985.

C-GFLS Echo Bay Mines, Edmonton, AB [Jasper Hinton Air, Edmonton, AB] 30-May-1985.

C-GFLS Leased to Jasper Hinton Air (A subsidiary of Echo Mines). Regd Dec-1985. Canx 14-May-1986.

C-GFLS Sold to Ashe Aircraft Enterprises, Calgary, AB. (United Turbine, Springbank, Calgary, AB. Regd 14-May-1986. Canx 12-Jun-1986.

C-GFLS Leased to LIAT - Leeward Islands Air Transport. Regd 28-Jun-1986.

C-GFLS Ptarmigan Airways Yellowknife, NT. 12-June-1986. Canx 04-Jul-1986.

Leased to Empire Airways, Coeur d’Alene, ID. Jul-1986.

Noted at Boise, ID 10-Aug-1986 in Echo Bay c/s with Empire titles.

C-GFLS Ashe Aircraft Enterprises, Calgary, AB [United Turbine, Calgary, AB]. Returned 16-Sep-1986. Canx Jan-1987.

8Q-GIA Leased to Inter Atoll Air, Male, MI. Leased 16-Jan-1987. Crashed on landing at Felivaru, Maldives 07-Feb-1987.

Accident: Felivaru, Maldives 07-Feb-1987 when on landing in moderate seas it lost the right float - aircaft was blown out to sea and sank in deep water , both crew and fourteen passengers survived – Aircraft written off.

Written off

LN-BEC at Downsview for Widerøe.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 12 April 1972 - Michael J. Ody Collection
LN-WFC operating for BRYMON Airways, shown here at Jersey - EGJJ.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 01 August 1983 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GFLS at Toronto Island Airport - CYTZ.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © August 1984 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GFLS still at the Island Airport looking a little neglected.
Photo: Michael L. Baker © 04 October 1984 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GFLS at Calgary - CYYC with Echo Bay Mines logo.
Photo: Unknown photographer © May 1985 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GFLS with Empire titles, at Calgary - CYYC.
Photo: Anthony J. Hickey © October 1986 - Michael J. Ody Collection