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c/n 1063

N900NL at Lake Spenard / Hood.
Photo: Martin Prince Jnr © May 2008
N5359J at Anchorage, AK.
Photos: Neil Aird © September 1995 
Photo: Ruben Husberg © 20 May 1992
N999R at Hal Far, Malta.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 1971 - Ian MacFarlane Collection

c/n 1063

CF-JZW • N999R • CF-ZVQ • C-FZVQ • N5359J

N900NL

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• Entries with leading dates are extracts from Department of Transport archive files.

12-Jun-1957 Allotment of Registration CF-JZW to DHC-2 c/n 1063, de Havilland Aircraft Company of Canada Ltd.

18-Jul-1957 Certificate of Airworthiness #6017 issued.

23-Jul-1957 Certificate of Registration #18400 issued to de Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd., Toronto, ON.

24-Jul-1958 Bill of Sale; de Havilland to Rogers Geophysical Company, Houston, TX.

CF-JZW De Havilland Canada, Downsview, Toronto, ON. Demonstrator. Delivered 26-Jul-1957. Deleted 28-Jul-1958 on export to USA.

Note: Owner / operator between Jul-1958 & Mar-1965 unknown.

N999R Amerada Petroleum. Regd Mar-1965. Canx date currently unknown.

26-Feb-1971 Allotment of Registration CF-ZVQ to DHC-2 c/n 1063, Bannock Aerospace Ltd., Toronto, ON.

CF-ZVQ Bannock Aerospace. Regd May-1971. Canx prior to Certificate of Airworthiness renewal dated 10-May-1971.

26-Feb-1971 Certificate of Registration & Flight Permit For Importation issued to Bannock Aerospace Ltd.,  valid to 26 April 1971 for Hal Far, Malta to Toronto flight.

30-Mar-1971 Certificate of Registration & Flight Permit For Importation issued to Bannock Aerospace Ltd.,  valid to 30 May 1971 for Hal Far, Malta to Toronto flight.

Note: Delivered back to Canada from North Africa Mar-1971 via Jersey, Shannon & Reykjavik. as CF-ZVQ.

03-May-1971 Temporary Certificate of Registration & Flight Permit for two test flights in vicinity of Toronto issued to Bannock Aerospace.

07 May -1971 Application for Certificate of Registration by Bannock Aerospace Ltd., Toronto, ON.

10-May-1971 Certificate of Airworthiness issued.

21-May-1971 Certificate of Registration issued to Bannock Aerospace Ltd., Toronto, ON.

16-Jun-1971 Application for Certificate of Registration by Dolbeau Air Service Inc., Montréal, QC.

27-Jun-1971 Certificate of Registration issued to Dolbeau Air Service Inc., Montréal, QC.

CF-ZVQ Dolbeau Air Services, Montréal, QC.  Regd 27-Jun-1971.

Accident: Poste de Mistassini, QC. Lat 50.25N Long 73.53W. 23-Jun-1971. Pilot was approaching to dock with his right float against the pier. The passenger sitting the right hand seat got out to assist in docking the aircraft. He was struck on the head by the propeller and died 30 minutes after arriving at Chibougameau Hospital. Another passenger and the pilot were uninjured.

14-Feb-1975 Certificate of Registration issued to Direquair Inc., Chibougamau, QC.

CF-ZVQ Direquair Inc., Chibougamau, QC. 14-Feb-1975 until canx 27-May-1982.

19-Feb-1980 Attempted landing in white-out, lost ground reference and flew into lake surface, Michel Sylvain and four passengers not seriously injured.

13-Jul-1982 Application for Certificate of Registration by Laurentian Air Services Ltd., Schefferville, QC.

CF-ZVQ Laurentian Air Services, Schefferville, QC. Regd Jul1982.

23-Jul-1982 Flight Permit for three test flights by Laurentian Air Services Ltd.

04-Aug-1982 Certificate of Registration issued to Laurentian Air Services Ltd., Schefferville, QC.

28-May-1984 Bill of Sale; Laurentian Air Services Ltd., to L.R. Busk, Anchorage, AK.

06-Jun-1984 Cancelled CCAR.

08-Jun-1984 DoT validation of FAA Ferry Flight Permit for DHC-2 msn1063 N5359J while in Canadian airspace enroute Ottawa, ON., to Anchorage, AK.

Total time since new as recorded while on Canadian Register.

23-Jul-1958   69 hours.

07-May-1971   7,386 hours.

20-Apr-1972   7,942 hours.

14-Apr-1973   8,288 hours.

06-May-1974   8,828 hours.

04-Apr-1975   9,773 hours.

14-Apr-1976   10,643 hours.

02-Jun-1977   11,397 hours.

29-Mar-1978   11,808 hours.

13-Apr-1979   12,404 hours.

03-Aug-1982   12,657 hours.

21-Jul-1983   12,666 hours.

N5359J L. R. Busk, Anchorage, AK. Jun-1984.

N5359J Bonanza Christian Retreat, Anchorage, AK. Regd 09-Aug-1984. Canx 17-Aug-1991 & Oct-1997.

Airworthiness Cert: 02-Sep-1988

Note: Seen in May-1995 and Sep-1995 at Lake Hood on tundra tires, Direquair markings over painted, starboard door replaced. Some unpainted re-skinning evident. Had been in this state for several years!. Presumably since 1982.

N900NL Newhalen Lodge, Anchorage, AK. Regd 21-Oct-1997. Re regd 07-Mar-2013. Expiry date 31-Mar-2016.

Accident: Reported as crashed 03-Oct-2009 at Kokhanok, AK. Two occupants uninjured. No NTSB record found. See images below sent by Kevin & Sue Ellen Ferris.

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Photo: Kevin Ferris / Sue Ellen Ferris © 04 October 2009