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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400
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Series 400

C-GVEP (2) • JA201D • C-GVVA (8)


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

• C-GVEP (2) Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC. Regd 21-Oct-2014. Canx 30-Mar-2015.on export to Japan.

Flew 19-Dec-2014 Calgary, AB - Spokane, WA 08-Jan-2015 Spokane, WA - Victoria, BC Before & after painting at Ikhana Aircraft Services.

Delivered 21-Mar-2015 Victoria, BC - Anchorage, AK. On 22-Mar-2015 Anchorage, AK - Anadyr-Ugolny, Russia. On 24-Mar-2015 Anadyr-Ugolny, Russia - Magadan-Sokol, Russia. On 25-Mar-2015 Magadan-Sokol, Russia - Vladivostok-Knvechi, Russia. Finally 25-Mar-2015 Vladivostok-Knevichi, Russia - Kagoshima, Japan.

• JA201D First Flying, Osaka [Dai Ichi Koku Kabushiki-Gaisha, Osaka]. Regd 30-Mar-2015.

Accident: Aguni, Japan 28-Aug-2015; The aircraft was arriving from Naha-Okinawa with 12 passengers and two crew onboard, when it departed the right side of the runway, impacted a drainage ditch and then collided with adjacent bushes. All passengers & crew received minor injuries and were transported to hospital, while the aircraft has reportedly received substantial damage.

Note: Aircraft returned to Viking Air for rebuild via road and sea transport.

C-GVVA (8) Viking Air, Victoria, BC. Regd 01-May-2017. Canx 06-Jul-2017 on return export to Japan.

Delivery 24/25Jun-2017. Victoria, BC – Comox, BC – Anchorage, AK – Anadyr, Russian Federation – Ugolny, Russia on delivery to First Flying in Japan.

• JA201D First Flying, Osaka [Dai Ichi Koku Kabushiki-Gaisha, Osaka. Re-regd 06-Jul-2017.

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Latest update

• Revised format Sep-2019 • Data updated 20-Sep-2019 • Updated data 08-Jan-2020 •

C-GVEP being readied, at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Mike MacKinnon © 07 December 2014 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-GVEP (2) of First Flying at CYYJ - Victoria.
Photo: Tim Martin © 24 February 2015
C-GVEP (2) on delivery to Japan, stops at Anchorage - PANC, Alaska.
Photo: Ben Cogger © 21 March 2015
JA201D of First Flying, crew training at Naha - ROAH, Okinawa, Japan.
Photo: Kihei Kitagawa © 14 July 2015 - Aird Archives
JA201D will shortly begin serving the islands of the Ryukyu chain.
Photo: Kihei Kitagawa © 15 July 2015 - Aird Archives
JA201D now with additional cartoon decals.
Photo: MASA737NG © 04 August 2015 - Erik Johannesson Collection
JA201D looking great after Viking repairs, at Victoria - CYYJ.
Photo: Tim Martin © 06 June 2017
C-GGVA test flying at Victoria.
Photo: Tim Martin © 08 June 2017