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C-FOCY again at Ganges, Salt Spring Island.
Photo: Eric Peterson © 29 July 2005
C-FOCY on Salt Spring morning run.
Photo: J. Neil Cameron © 04 November 2004
C-FOCY at Coal Harbour.
Photo: Neil Aird © 19 September 2004
C-FOCY coasts in to Harbour Air dock area.
Photo: John Olafson © June 2003
C-FOCY at tranquil Ganges, British Columbia
Above photos: Scott Stamp © Spring 2002
C-FOCY at Phantom Lake.
Photo: Scott Stamp © 2002
C-FOCY on the move (!) at Malaspina Strait.
Photo: Tom McKibbon © Summer 2001
C-FOCY at Coal Harbour, downtown Vancouver.
Photo: Marco Kosterman © 21 September 1999 - Aird Archives
C-FOCY on Harbour Air ramp.
Photo: Rich Hulina © 1999
Photo: © Paul D. Roach
Photo: Urs Bill © November 1997
C-FOCY in Burrard Air titles at Vancouver.
Photo: Glen Etchells © 19 September 1982
Photo: Paul J. Roach © 1988 log buying at Pt. Grey booming grounds, BC.
C-FOCY at Coal Harbour, Vancouver.
Photo: William Jesse © September 1988
The well documented C-FOCY shown here at Vancouver.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 01 December 1984
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © November 1978
C-FOCY with CF-OEX at Vancouver South dock.
Photo: Hugh Mullen © 1978
CF-OCY serving with OCA, docked at South Bay Lodge, Confederation Lake, Ontario.
Photo: Howard Wats Collection © 21 August 1967
CF-OCY at McKenzie Lake, Ontario.
Photo: Greg Lynn © July 1964

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• CF-OCY Province of Ontario Government, Department of Lands and Forests, Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Delivered 26-Jun-1950 and operated until 1964.

Note: Total hours up to Apr-1954   917.35.

Total hours up to Apr-1955   1,246.35.

Loads carried between May-1950 & Apr-1951   27,615lb.

Loads carried between May-1954 & Apr-1955   89,910lb.

Aircraft Allocated to Toronto 1950-1951 & 1954-55.

• CF-OCY Bearskin Lake Air Service Ltd., Trout Lake, ON. Circa 1965.

Accident: 34 miles North of Pickle Lake, ON. 51°53’N 90°00’W. 31-Oct-1965. Pilot John Hegland, owner of Bearskin Air Service, suffered fatal injuries. The aircraft was flown into tree tops while enroute. The pilot had allowed the aircraft to descend below a safe cruising altitude. The pilot’s powers of judgement were possibly somewhat reduced while under the influence of alcohol. A visual inspection of the crash site revealed that the aircraft had flown through the tops of burnt timber for approximately 1,000ft getting progressively deeper into the timber. Just before coming to a final rest the starboard wing was torn off and the aircraft turned approximately 180° and came to rest in a nose down attitude. Apart from the pilot fatality the aircraft was substantially damaged.

• CF-OCY Ontario Central Airlines Ltd., Kenora, ON. Circa 1968-1969.

• CF-OCY Powell Air (River Airways?), Powell River, BC. Dates Unknown.

Accident; Seal Cove, Prince Rupert, BC 54°19’N 130°15’W 29-Jan-1975. After take-off in light snow conditions the pilot commenced a turn to avoid a heavy snow squall. The aircraft stalled in the turn and struck trees at 300ft above sea level. The pilot and four passengers suffered minor injuries and one passenger suffered serious injury. Rebuilt and r/o Vancouver, BC. 22-Nov-1976

• CF-OCY Parsons Airways, Kenora, ON. Circa 1970 until canx prior to C of A dated 26-Nov 1977.

• CF-OCY North Coast Air Ltd., Prince Rupert, BC. Regd prior to C of A dated 26-Nov-1974. Canx prior to C of A dated 13-Dec-1977.

• CF-OCY J Trevor Ross, Vancouver, BC. Regd prior to C of A dated 13-Dec-1977.

• CF-OCY Burrard Air Ltd., Port Moody, BC. Dates currently unknown.

• C-FOCY Burrard Air Ltd., Port Moody, BC. On CCAR at May-1981.

• C-FOCY Burrard Air Ltd., Richmond, BC. Canx 13-Apr-1988.

• C-FOCY Harbour Air Ltd., Richmond, BC. Regd 13-Apr-1988.

Note. Movie Star as “N5886”.

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