N68080 at Lake Hood, Anchorage.
Photo: John W. Olafson © 24 May 2019
N68080 at King Salmon - PAKN, Alaska.
Photo: Todd Boettcher © 18 July 2018
N68080 on heavy amphibs at PANC.
Photos: Ben Cogger © 27 May 2015
N68080 enjoys a break at King Salmon on the Naknek.
Photo: Jessica Veal © 20 October 2013
N68080 anticipates flight.
Photo: Ben Cogger © 09 April 2012
N68080 departs Lake Hood strip.
Photo: John P. Olafson © 24 May 2011
N68080 on the Renton ramp.
Photo: Steve Cos © 06 November 2009
N68080 at her Chelan base.
Photo: Brick Wellman © 24 September 2006
N68080 at the Chelan Airways Stehekin dock.
Photo: Brick Wellman © 04 October 2006
N68080 coasts into Sun Cove on the Columbia River.
Photo: Brick Wellman © 14 August 2005
N68080 at Stehekin, on Lake Chelan, Washington.
Photos: Klaus Marx © June 2004
N68080 docked on Lake Chelan.
Photos: Fred Barnes © 10 June 1999
53-3736 in Europe.
Photo: Unknown photographer © - Erik Frikke Collection (Tinted by Neil Aird)





53-3736 US Army #1427. L-20 No: 428. Delivered 27-Aug-1954. Command A-4. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

53-3736 Stored at MASDC., Davis Monthan AFB., AZ. 10-Feb-1972 to 27-Feb-1976. PCN (Product Control Nimber) HS093. Declared excess on 04-Oct-1974.

Note: Purchased by Kenmore-at the Davis Monthan auction sale on 29-Jan-1976 forUS$22,000. Total hours 10,007.2 hours. Engine 7,079.2 hrs. Sold on the basis of “a reasonable potential for normal certification”. Comment at sale: oil cooler missing, tail condition poor.

N68080 Kenmore Air Harbor Inc., Kenmore, WA. Regd 27-Feb-1976.

Mods include: Kenmore - mods including battery and alternator to firewall, water finlets, Sealand extended baggage kit, tip tanks, bubble windows to door and first fuselage window.

N68080 H. E. (Ernie) Gibson, dba., Lake Chelan Air Service Inc., Chelan, WA. Regd Dec-1976.

N68080 Lake Chelan Air Service Inc., Chelan, WA. Regd 18-Feb-1987. On USCAR at 02-Mar-1990 & 01-Oct-1994.

Note: Part of Northwest Seaplanes organisation.

Airworthiness Date: 21-Dec-2007. Classification - Standard.

Note: For sale at Northwest Seaplanes Feb 2008 for $345,000US.Total Time 27,059 hours.

N68080 Warren N. Nolan, Chelan, WA. Regd 25-Feb-2008.

N68080 River Front AKN., LLC., Anchorage, AK. Regd 02-May-2011. Expiry 31-May-2014.

Accident: King Salmon 19-Jul-2021 11:45 local: Two on board - no inj. NTSB ANC21LA062 they did not attend scene. Substantial damage.

Status unknown