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