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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

• C-GCSC de Havilland Canada Inc.. Downsview, ON. Rolled out date unknown. First flight 28-Oct-1976.

• C-GCSC Delivered to Standard Development Company, Calgary., AB. 15-Nov-1976.

Note: Operated for Chevron Sudan & ferried via Reykjavik, Iceland - London-Gatwick, UK 20-Nov-1976 on delivery.

• N502CS Sold to Chevron Overseas Petroleum, San Francisco. CA, 21-Sep-1984.Canx 29-Apr-1992.

• VH-WPT Sold to WAPET-West Australian Petroleum, Perth, WA. 15-May-1992.

• P2-KSG Sold to KSS Aviation (Regional Air), Madang, 03-Nov-1997.

Accident: Sturt Island, 05-Jan-2004 The aircraft  prepared to depart to from the Sturt Island airstrip on runway 14/32. This is a 780m long grassed red clay airstrip, which can only be used for takeoff in one direction. Control was lost when the pilot tried to avoid some puddles while attempting to takeoff from runway 14. The airplane sustained irreparable damage.

Flew 01-Jul-2017 Port Moresby – Cairns, QLD.

• VH-YWJ HeavyLift Australia (Fixed Wing) Pty., Ltd., Banyo, QLD. 25-Jul-2017.

Flew Mount Isa, Qld – Cairns, QLD on 16-Aug-2020 and then Cairns, QLD – Port Moresby, NCD on 12-Sep-2020.

• P2-KSG Reserved for Hevilift Waigani, PNG.

• Current •

C-GCSC at Toronto - CYYZ, Ontario.
Photo: Caz Cazwell © 03 October-1980 - Michael J. Ody Collection
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Erik Johannesson Collection
P2-KSG at Cairns - YBCS, Queensland.
Photo: FNQSkies © 21 August 2015
VH-YWJ and newer HEVILIFT livery, at Brisbane.
Photo: Lloyd Fox © 07 August 2017
VH-YWJ at Nadi - NFFN, Fiji.
Photo: Lance Higgerson © Date unknown - Aird Archives