VH-TGT. de Havilland Canada DHC-6-100 Twin Otter. c/n 084.
This aircraft was ordered new by TAA Trans-Australia Airlines
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N1754 - ?
Registered to de Havilland Canada Inc, Downsiew, Canada
Rolled out at Downsview - January 11, 1968
First flown at Downsview as N1754 - February 09, 1968
Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20 engines
Sold to TAA Trans-Australia Airlines - ?
Accepted by Trans-Australia Airlines at Downsview - February 24, 1968
Handed over to Air Capital International for the delivery flight to Australia - February 24, 1968
Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - March 28, 1968
Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - March 28, 1968
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-TGT - April 05, 1968
Registered to Trans-Australia Airlines, Melbourne
Badly damaged when it landed short of the runway at Brampton Island, Queensland - November 01, 1968
Ferried Brampton Island - Sydney (Bankstown) for repairs and upgrading to a DHC-6-200 series
Returned to service - March 24, 1969
Sold to Talair, Goroka, Papua New Guinea - May 09, 1975
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - July 29, 1975
Entered onto the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register as P2-TGT - July 29, 1975
Registered to Talair, Goroka, PNG
The aircraft was written off when it crashed prior to landing at Garaina - February 28, 1978
It was operating the Lae - Garaina service
The single crew member was killed on impact
The aircraft was deemed to be uneconomicalk to repair and was written off
Cancelled from the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register - ?