VH-WPT. de Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter. c/n 509.
It was also registered as: VH-YWJ.
This aircraft was ordered new by Standard Development Company, Calgary, Canada - ?
Built by de Havilland Canada at Downsview, Ontario, Canada
Rolled out at Downsview - 1976
Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GSCS - 1976
Registered to Standard Development Company, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
First flown at Downsview as C-GSCS - October 28, 1976
Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27 engines
Accepted by Standard Development Company at Downsview - November 15, 1976
This aircraft was to be operated by Standard Development for Chevron in the Sudan
Departed Downsview on the ferry flight to the Sudan via Rekjavik and London (Gatwick) - November 20, 1976
Transferred to Chevron Overseas Petroleum Corporation, San Francisco, California, U.S.A. - September 21, 1984
Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - October 23, 1984
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N502CS - October 23, 1984
Registered to Chevron Overseas Petroleum Corporation, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - April 29, 1992
Sold to West Australian Petroleum Pty Ltd (WAPET), Perth, Western Australia - May 15, 1992
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-WPT - May 15, 1992
Registered to West Australian Petroleum Pty Ltd (WAPET), Perth, Western Australia
Sold to Regional Air, Madang, Papua New Guinea - November 03, 1997
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - November 03, 1997
Entered onto the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register as P2-KSG - November 11, 1997
The aircraft was damaged whilst taking-off from Sturt Island, Papua New Guinea - January 05, 2004
The pilot lost control during the take-off roll
The aircraft was observed in service - October 2004
Regional Air was merged with Hevylift, Waigani - April 05, 2005
The aircraft was ferried Port Moresby - Cairns for operations by Hevilift Australia - July 02, 2017
Cancelled from the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register - July 12, 2017
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YWJ - July 25, 2017
Registered to Hevilift Australia (Fixed Wing) Pty Ltd, Banyo, Queensland
Ferried Cairns - Brisbane - July 28 - 29, 2017
Current with Hevilift Australia