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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 100
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Series 100

I-TOFA • N965JM • N292S • N927MA (1)


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

I-TOFA de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 15-May-67. First flight 02-Jun-1967.

• I-TOFA Aeralpi, Trento Italy. "Tofane" Delivered 09-Jun-1967.

• I-TOFA Repossessed and stored at Colombier, Switzerland from 02-Jul-1068.

• N965JM Sold to F.B. Ayer & Associates, New York, NY. Apr-1969.

• N965JM Leased to Mackey International Airlines, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Apr-1969.

• N965JM Returned to F.B. Ayer & Associates, New York, NY. Dec-1973.

• N292S Sold to Stewart Transportation, Nashville, TN. 28-Dec-1973.

• N927MA(1) Re registered to Stewart Transportation, Nashville, TN 1974.

• N927MA(1) Sold to Metro Airlines, Houston, TX. Regd Nov-1974 & re regd 28-Aug-1975.

N927BA David Boatman, dba Boatman Airlift, Webster, TX. Regd 07-Jul-1982.

N927BA Re registered to David Boatman, dba Boatman Airlift, Webster, TX. Re regd 29-Nov-1982.

N927BA Leased to Coral Air, San Juan, PR / Christianstad, St. Croix, USVI. Jun-1983.

Incident: McKinney, Texas 02-Apr-1983.Three observers accompanied the aircrew & other passengers on a flight to transport skydivers aloft. Prior to the flight, all three of the observers were briefed not to exit the aircraft until the engines were secured. However, one of the three discussed the need to move a Cessna 172 at the completion of the flight. After returning from the flight, the aircrew stopped the plane on the ramp. While the engines were still running, the occupant that wanted to move the Cessna exited the aircraft. Unbeknown to him & the pilot, the other two occupants also exited the aircraft. One of them walked into the arc of the left propeller & received a fatal head injury.

N927BA Returned to David Boatman, dba Boatman Airlift. Webster, TX. 1985. Canx 11-Jul-1989.

N927BA Sold to Ashe Aircraft Enterprises, Calgary, AB. (239665 AB), 07-Jul-1989.

Note: Remains of aircraft to Springbank, AB and parted out over time. Remainder of fuselage still extant in 20-Aug-2014.

Parted Out

Last update

• Change of format 29-Aug-2018 •

I-TOFA on roll-out day. "Tofane" of Aeralpi awaits her powerplants.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 15 May 1967 - Michael J. Ody Collection
Photo: Unknown photographer © October 1970 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N292S at New York / La Guardia - KLGA.
Photo: George Facher © May 1973 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N927MA at Galveston / Scholes Field - KGLS, Texas.
Photo: Unknown photographer © December 1980 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N927BA at Springbank - CYBW, Alberta.
Photo: Anthony J. Hickey © September 1989 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N927BA sitting at Springbank - CYBW, Alberta.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 29 September 2014