• 51-16506 USAF #1098. L-20A No: 99. Command AF-1. Actual delivery date unrecorded but left paint shop 21-May-1952 and data plate shows 04-Jun-1952. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962. Later converted. to TU-6A.
Accident: Langley AFB. VA. 11-Jul-1952. Suffered category 2 damage, minor/medium, in a take off accident where it is reported to have struck 51-16503 when attached to the 2nd Liaison Flight of the 4430th Air Base Group. The pilot was Willard A. King.
• 51-16506 Stored at MASDC, Davis Monthan AFB, AZ. Arrival date unknown but departed 25-Apl-1966
• 51-16506 Passed to the Fairchild Aircraft and Engine facility at St. Augustine, FL. Apl-1966
• 51-16506 Served with the USAF 606th Air Commando Squadron, Nakhan Phanom, Royal Thai AFB Thailand. Circa 1967
• N5150G Civil Air Patrol Inc., Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, AB. Regd May-1971.
• N5150G Emil H. Kindelberger Jr, Freedom, PA. Regd 31-Jul-1978. Canx 15-Mar-1990
• C-FHVT Sudbury Aviation Ltd, Azilda (Whitewater Lake), ON. Regd 23-Aug-1990 & 13-Aug-2007. Canx 07-Aug-2014
Note Registration C-FHVT is shown on CCAR allocated to both c/n 284 and c/n 1098 when #1098 was its US military allocation.
Accident Kennedy Lake, ON approximately 30 west of Sudbury, ON 26-6-2014. A Sudbury Aviation de Havilland DHC-2 MK I (C-FHVT) was located in trees. Emergency locator transmitter (ELT) reports were received from other aircraft in vicinity.
The float-equipped de Havilland DHC-2 (operated by Sudbury Aviation, registration C-FHVT) was landing crosswind in the narrows at Kennedy Lake, located approximately 40 nm northwest of Sudbury ON. During the final approach over water, gusty wind conditions were encountered. Control of the aircraft was lost; the aircraft veered left colliding with rising terrain. The aircraft was destroyed, and the three occupants sustained minor injuries. TSB deployed two investigators.
• CADORS REPORT 2014O1398.