C-FOXD end of the line for this airframe? Nope!
Photos: John Caswell © 05 July 2013
C-FOXD with sloping registration! (Want me to fix it?)
Photos: Dirk Septer © 18 August 2011
C-FOXD wintering at Courtenay.
Photo: Dirk Septer © 28 February 2009
C-FOXD back in service with extended nose at Gold River.
Photos: John Caswell © 16 July 2006
C-FOXD on the spit at Campbell River.
Photo: John Caswell © 26 December 2005
C-FOXD at her base on Nootka Sound, near Gold River, BC.
Photos: Neil Aird © 14 October 2002
C-FOXD of air nootka.
Photo:  Bill Hann  ©  Summer 1999
C-FOXD of Air Nootka undergoing maintenance.
Photo: © Mark Merry
C-FOXD at Vancouver.
Photo: John Kimberley © April 1983
Photo: Doug Barry © January 1983
C-FOXD shares ramp with C-FJAK (904)
Photos: Doug Barry © May 1982
C-FOXD for work at Aero Flite, Vancouver South.
Photo:  Kenneth I. Swartz  © 26 April 1979


54-1675 • N97582 • CF-OXD •  



54-1675 US Army # 1518 L-20. No. 519. Command A-6. Delivered 16-May-1955. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

Accident: 16 mi. NE of Tucson AZ. 29-Jun-1962. On a flight from Fort Huachuca crashed at 6,000 ft. in the Santa Carolina Mountains.

N97582 Details unknown.

CF-OXD Imported into Canada. Regd. 1973.

CF-OXD North Coast Air Services Ltd., Prince Rupert, BC. Regd at least prior to Certificate of Airworthiness renewal dated 02-Jul-1970 until at least after Certificate of Airworthiness renewal dated 30-Sep-1979.

Accident: Port Simpson, BC. Lat 54.32N, Long 130.34W. 08-Feb-1974. The aircraft encountered a strong gust as it was about to go on the step in a crosswind. The left float dug in causing the aircraft to swing to the left and slowly overturn. Pilot and five passengers were uninjured but one passenger received minor injuries.

CF-OXD Mathew Ablas, Mt. Lehman, BC. On CCAR at May-1981.

CF-OXD Harbour Air Ltd., Vancouver, BC. Canx 11-Jul-1983.

CF-OXD Mathew Ablas, Mt. Lehman, BC. Canx 04-Aug-1983

C-FOXD M Allen Logging Co., Ltd., Louis Creek, BC. Regd 17-Apr-1984. Canx 24-Feb-1994..

Note: FAA records also shows c/n 807 as N90723. No details other than Canx 20-Oct-1988.

C-FOXD Air Nootka Ltd., Gold River, BC. Regd 24-Feb-1994. Canx. 10-Feb-2011. Regd 23-Feb-2011.

Accident: Escalante Point, BC. 02-Jul-2013. The DHC-2 Beaver floatplane, C-FOXD, operating as a charter flight by Air Nootka Ltd., . with one pilot, two passengers and two dogs on board experienced a hard landing at sea in the vicinity of Escalante Point on the Northwest coast of Vancouver Island. On touchdown, as the speed decreased the aircraft impacted with two successive heavy sea swells. The water poured over the front floats. The forward struts were fractured, the engine mounts collapsed, and the floatplane came to a stop pointing about 20 degrees nose down. The pilot called Company operations and another aircraft overflew the area. Kamloops ACC and FIC were advised. The pilot and passengers donned life preservers and fitted the dogs with same. Shortly a Coast Guard vessel arrived and all were transferred onto the vessel. By that time the airplane was pointed straight down and drifting toward the rocky shoreline. Minor injuries were reported; the aircraft sustained substantial damage:

After the landing the aircraft was pushed onto beach and damaged by heavy waves. The aircraft was recovered to Campbell River and declared as destroyed.

C-FOXD Canx and deleted from register 03-Sep-2013.

C-FOBF Sealand Aviation Ltd., Campbell River, BC • Regd 25-Nov-2015.

Note: In paint shop - Dec-2019.

Being rebuilt