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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-GFCA (1) de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 19-May-1981. First flight date unknown.

• N304CH Delivered to Hammond Commuter Airlines, Houma, LA [Charlie Hammonds Flying Service dba] 29-May-1981.

Noted withdrawn from use at Mesa, AZ by 09-Mar-1985.

• N304CH Repossessed by Greycas, Sep-1985.

• N304CH Leased to WIA-Windward Island Airways, -Sep-1985.

• PJ-WIH Sold to  WIA Windward Island Airways, 13-Mar-1986.

Noted at Opa-locka, FL 13-Mar-1986 being prepared for delivery

Accident: F.D. Roosevelt Airport, St Eustatius Island, Netherland Antilles, 05-Nov-1990. Crashed while landing suffering substantial damage – repaired.

Named Freddy Johnson - Spirit of Saba" by Feb-2002

Noted stored at Saint Maarten 18-Oct-2005 minus wings, tail and other parts

• PJ-WIH Returned to Seriesvice with WINAIR-Windward Island Airways by Nov-2007. Named “Spirit of Freddy Johnson". Canx 06-Mar-2011.

• PJ-WIH Sold to Unity Group, Calgary, AB., 06-Mar-2011

• N67SA Unity Group Ltd., Calgary, AB (Air Services Inc., Carrollton, GE) Regd 14-Mar-2011 Canx 16-Mar-2011.

• YN-CHQ Leased to Nica Wings, Puerto de Asese, Nicaragua. Arrived Puerto de Asese, Lake Nicaragua (Granada). Regd 29-Jul-2011 Aug 2011. Canx Mar-2012 and returned to Canada poss. after company closed down.

• C-GKPV Unity Group Ltd., Calgary, AB. Regd 22-Mar-2012 and 10-Feb-2014. Canx 05-Dec-2014 on export to Antigua and Barbuda.

Arrived Inver Grove Heights, MN 07-May-2012 for removal of floats before departing to Calgary, AB. Used for certification & testing of avionics upgrade by Aerocorp Avionics.

Flew via Fort Lauderdale, FL - Providenciales, Turks & Caicos - Beef Island, BVI - Saint Vincent 27-Nov-2014

Note: Nov-2014. With the STC certification of the Garmin G950 Integrated Flight Deck completed for the Twin Otter, C-GKPV the aircraft was able to depart Calgary. It had been noted test flying over the past few days.

Ferried: 27-Nov-2014 Fort Lauderdale-Executive, FL - Providenciales, Turks & Caicos - Beef Island-T.B. Lettsome, BVI - Saint Vincent-E.T.Joshua.

Note: The aircraft had been painted in full PT Air Born (Indonesia) colours in anticipation of a purchase by them, but instead it went to SVG Air in Saint Vincent.

• J8-GLS SVG Air, Saint Vincent. Regd 05-Dec-2014.

• C-GKPV Unity Group Ltd Airdrie, AB. Regd 17-Aug-2015. Canx 15-Jan-2016.

Cadors. Airdrie, AB. 28-Aug-2015. At 1810Z,the aircraft, from Olds-Didsbury,AB, diverted to Airdrie ,B, due to mechanical issues.

• PK-FSC Unity Group Ltd. (Spirit Avia Sentosa) Regd 21-Jan-2016.

• PK-VIL Spirit Avia Sentosa, Jakarta, Indonesia. Regd Feb-2016.

• Current •


N304CH a very patriotic looking scheme.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection
PJ-WIH at Saint Maartin.
Photo: Phil Brooks © December 1986 - Michael J. Ody Collection
PJ-WIH at Beef Island.
Photo: Ger Buskermolen © 29 September 1995
YN-CHQ of NICAWings.
Photo: Unknown photographer © May 2011 - Erik Johannesson Collection
J8-GLS at Bridgetown.
Photo: Aerocorp © 29 January 2015 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-GKPV prior to delivery flight, at Olds / Didsbury - CEA3, Alberta.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 27 August 2015