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msn 982
DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400


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msn 982

Series 400



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

• C-GUVA Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC. Regd 05-Mar-2019.

Flew Calgary Int’l , AB – Victoria Int’l BC on 04-Jun-2020 in overall primer.

Flew Chilliwack, BC – Victoria Int’l BC on 04-Oct-2020 in Taiga colours. Future registration marks will be RA-67264.

Flew Victoria International, BC, - Springbank, AB for installation of long range ferry tanks  prior to delivery to Russia.

Flew Springbank, AB – Ketchikan, AK – Kodiak, AK – Adak, AK 04/06-Nov-2020. It continued Petropavlovsk – Yuhno-Sakhalinsk 07/08-Nov-2020 being delivered to Russia.

Incident: Runway excursion 06-Jun-2021. No damage. Crew training.

From Aviation Herald / Simon Hradecky:

A Taiga Air de Havilland DHC-6-400, registration RA-67264 performing flight TGA-1005 from Yuzhno Sakhalinsk to Nogliki (Russia) with 1 passenger and 3 crew, was on final approach to Nogliki's runway 22 when the aircraft touched down about 6 meters/20 feet to the left of the runway centerline about 430 meters/1410 feet past the runway threshold, corrected and exited the runway to the right abuot 620 meters past the runway threshold. The aircraft came to a stop about 50 meters to the right of the right runway edge with a heading about 45 degrees off the runway heading.

Rosaviatsia reported there were no injuries and there was no damage to the aircraft. At the time of the incident winds were from 290 degrees at 5 meters per second gusting 9 m/s (9 knots gusting 17 knots), visibility was better than 10km, cloud ceiling was at 870 meters AGL, QNH was 992 hPa, temperature was +9 degrees C, runway 22 was dry with good braking action.

• Current •

C-GUVA just arrived at Victoria - CYYJ.
Photo: Tim Martin © 04 June 2020 - Aird Archives
C-GUVA back from the Upper Valley Aviation paint shop.
Photo: Tim Martin © 03 October 2020 - Aird Archives
RA-67264 with sistership RA-67265 (986).
Photo: Taiga © Unknown date.