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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
C-GHVV
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msn 391

Series 300

PK-NUL • C-GHVV • OB-1913P 

C-GHVV

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

• PK-NUL de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out -1973. First flight -1973.

• PK-NUL MNA - Merpati Nusantara "Komado", Delivered at Downsview 17-May-1974.

Ferried via Keflavik, Iceland - Shoreham, UK 06-Jun-1974, and Brindisi, Italy 12-Jun-1974.

Accident: Nabire, Irian Jaya. 16-Jun-1993. Crashed shortly after take-off. A cargo of rice bags had not been secured. The cargo thus probably began to shift during the aircraft's rotation. The nose pitched up, the aircraft stalled and crashed.  One killed and two injured. Aircraft badly damaged and later rebuilt in Calgary AL.

• C-GHVV Rebuilt by Rocky Mountain Airlines, (491549 AB Ltd), Calgary, AB. Regd 11-Dec-2000. Noted in jigs, hangared at Springbank, AB 15-Dec-2001 Canx 25-Aug-2006.

Flew Springbank, AB - Calgary, AB - Winnipeg, MB - Muskoka, ON 09-Jun-2006 for painting (rebuilding complete).

• C-GHVV Leased to Provincial Airlines, St Johns, NF. Regd 25-Aug-2006 & 31-Aug-2006. Operated by Innu Mikun Airlines.

Note: Based at Goose Bay airport Innu Mikun Airlines currently offers scheduled air service between Goose Bay, Makkovik, Natuashish, Nain, Postville, Rigolet, and Hopedale and also provides cargo-service to other communities throughout Labrador.

• C-GHVV 491549 Alberta Ltd.. Calgary, AB. Regd 27-Jan-2009. Canx and del 09-Apr-2009 on export to Peru.

Flew Springbank, AB - Vancouver, BC for float installation.

Flew Vancouver, BC - Lake Union, WA - Provo, UT - San Angelo, TX - New Iberia, LA - San Pedro Sula, Honduras - Cartagena, Colombia - Iquitos, Peru on delivery 24-Mar/2009-03-Apr-2009.

• OB-1913P Servicios Aereos de los Andes S.A. from May-2009.

Flew 20-Sep-2014 Rio Nanay Seaplane Base (Iquitos) - Rio Amazonas (Leticia/Tabatinga) -Rio Nanay Seaplane Base (Iquitos).

Arrived at Rocky Mountain Air, Springbank, Calgary. 22-Mar-2015.

• C-GHVV Ashe Aircraft Enterprises, Calgary, AB. 491549 Alberta Ltd., Calgary, AB. Re-regd 26-Jun-2015.

Flew Mena, AR - ? - Ann Arbor, MI - London, ON. 23-Mar-2016. The aircraft had been present in Mena for painting since arriving there from Springbank, AB on 08-Feb-2016.

Flew London, ON 26/28-Mar-2016- Sept-Iles, QC - Goose Bay, NL on delivery to Air Labrador.

• C-GHVV Air Labrador Ltd., Goose Bay, NL. Regd 20-May-2016. Delivered 28-Mar -2016.

• C-GHVV Transferred to Air Borealis Ltd (PAL Airlines Ltd dba) 16-Jun-2017.

• C-GHVV PAL Airlines Ltd (Trade name Provincial Airlines), St. Johns, NL. Based Goose Bay, NL. Regd 19-Sep-2017.

• C-GHVV Air Borealis Limited Partnership (Air Borealis Inc), Goose Bay, NL. Regd 14-Nov-2019.

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PK-NUL of MERPATI at Downsview - CYZD, Ontario.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 02 June 1974 - Michael J. Ody Collection - Aird Archives
OB-1913-P at Iquitos, Peru.
Photo: Mikelis Matvejevs © 26 October 2012
OB-1913-P arriving at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Mike MacKinnon © 22 March 2015 - Erik Johannesson Collection
OB-1913-P safely on the ramp at Calgary.
Photo: Bill Gavin © 22 March 2015 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-GHVV of Air Labrador.
Photo: Air Labrador © 28 March 2016