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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400
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Series 400

C-GLVA (7)


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

• C-GLVA (7) Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, British Columbia. Regd 18-Nov-2014. On export to UK 14-May-2015.

Flew: 27-Jan-2015 Calgary, AB - Spokane, WA and 14-Feb-2015 Spokane, WA - Victoria, BC. To and from the Ikhana Aircraft Services paint shop.

Delivery. 03-May-2015 Victoria, BC - Calgary, AB. On 04-May-2015 Calgary, AB - Churchill, MB. Then 05-May-2015 Churchill, MB - Iqaluit, NU. On 06-May-2015 Iqaluit, NU - Reykjavík, Iceland. And finally 07-May-2015 Reykjavík, Iceland - Glasgow, UK.

• C-GLVA (7) Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd. Inverness, UK. Delivered 07-May-2015.

• G-HIAL Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd. Inverness, UK. Regn painted onto aircraft.09-May-2015.

Note: At this time a small label on the nose showed “Operated by” with no detail which a week later became Loganair.

• G-HIAL Leased to Loganair Ltd, Glasgow (Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd. Inverness, UK). Regd 15-May-2015.

Incident Cambeltown, Kintyre Peninsula, Scotland.16-Nov-2016. The aircraft suffered a hydraulic failure on climb out from Cambeltown. shortly followed by smoke in the cockpit. The aircraft returned to Campbeltown for a safe landing about 20 minutes after departure. A passenger reported about 10 minutes into the flight a hydraulic system failed, a short time later a fuse blew in the cockpit and smoke appeared in the cockpit. The first officer needed to manually pump the hydraulic system for landing. Emergency Services at Campbeltown including a life boat was on stand by for the return. After leaving the aircraft the passengers were taken to the terminal and medically checked for shock.

• Current •

C-GLVA smartly painted, at Victoria - CYYJ.
Photo: Tim Martin © 14 February 2014
G-HIAL at Barra - EGPR, Scotland.
Photo: David Perston © 02 August 2015 - Aird Archives
G-HIAL crew training at Glasgow / Prestwick - EGPK.
Photo: Ian Howat © 04 September 2015
G-HIAL at her Barra "gate".
Photo: Frank Jaeger © 07 June 2019 - Erik Johannesson Collection
G-HIAL at Glasgow - EGPF.
Photos: Robbie Shaw © 21 April 2023 - Aird Archives