c/n 826

VH-OHU Whitehaven Heaven.
Photo: Chris Roughan © 17 February 2015
VH-OHU happy at Hayman.
Photo: Chris Roughan © December 2015
N88G at Kenmore Air being prepped for Australia.
Photos: Neil Aird © 16 July 2015
N88G at 2013 BOPA meeting at Eagle Nook Resort.
Photo: Long Bach Nguyen © 11 JUly 2013
N88G at Campbell River airport, British Columbia.
Photos: John Caswell © 09 August 2009
N88G at Roche Harbor Airport, San Juan Islands.
Photo: David Lednicer © 17 February 2007
N88G receives some attention from Jim Andie, Stevensville, MT.
Photos: Jim Andie © 30 June 2005
N88G at Lake Allatoona, Georgia.
Photos: Charles Phaneuf © January 2005
N88G at Atlanta - DeKalb - Peachtree Airport.
Photos: R. W. Whitlock Jr © 28 September 2003
N39302(2) in the Kenmore yard.
Photo: John Kimberley © March 1992 - Aird Archives
N98EL (1) at Anchorage -  Lake Hood.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © May 1987
N64394 "Miss Boo Boo" of TYEE at Kenmore.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Ruben Husberg Collection
N64394 at the Kenmore dock.
Photo: Ian Macdonald © 1970's
N64384 from a different vantage point.
Photo: Linder © 1970's - vai Paul Lindner

c/n 826

54-1688 • N64394 • N98EL (1) • N39302 (2) • N666XT • N88G

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54-1688 US Army #1531. L-20 No. 532. Command A-6. Delivered 20-Jun-1955. Built as L-20 and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

N64394 Kenmore Air Harbour, Kenmore, WA. Regd Mar-1973.

N64394 Tyee Airlines, “Miss Boo Boo”, Ketchikan, AK.Circa.1978-1979.

N98EL (1) Alaska’s Enchanted Lake Lodge, King Salmon, AK. Regd 30-Mar-1986.

Accident: King Salmon, Alaska. 11-Jun-1987. Pilot commenced take off from middle of lake and over ran onto the tundra approximately 75 m from the lakeshore. Pilot and five passengers uninjured. Aircraft received substantial damage. NTSB report ANC87LA078.

Note: Total Airframe hours at Jun-1987 – 14,680.

N39302 (2) Alaska’s Enchanted Lake Lodge, Bellevue, AK. Regd 30-Mar-1990

N39302 (2) Robert C. Warren Sr., Portland, OR. Regd 07-May-1991. On USCAR at 29-Feb-1992 & 01-Oct-1994.

N39302 (2) Kenmore-Air Harbor Inc., Kenmore, WA. On USCAR at 02-Mar-1990. Regd May-1991.

N666XT Nani S. Warren, Robert  C. Warren Sr., Portland, OR. Regd 06-Dec-1995. Canx 03-Sep-2001.

Accident: Washougal, WA. 27-Nov-1999 Witnesses reported that following takeoff from a river, the aircraft climbed to approximately 100 to 400 feet above the water, then initiated a left turn of approximately 45 degrees bank. The majority of the witnesses reported that after the aircraft had turned about 180 degrees, its nose abruptly dropped and it impacted the water. Witnesses did not report observing any evidence of problems with the aircraft before impact, and did not report hearing any abnormal engine sounds or sudden changes in engine pitch. Upon water impact, the aircraft went inverted and its cabin submerged. Efforts by witnesses to gain entry to the aircraft cabin to render assistance were unsuccessful due to aircraft damage. Rescue divers found all occupants deceased in the aircraft upon arrival, but were able to remove the two rear-seat victims without removing any passenger restraints. Autopsies disclosed that all four aircraft occupants had drowned. Investigators did not find any evidence of pre-impact aircraft or engine malfunctions during post-accident examinations of the wreckage, but did find that a cabin entry door was jammed shut due to impact damage, and that the range of travel of both pilot doors was restricted by damaged aircraft components. NTSB report SEA00FA023

Note: Total Airframe hours at Nov-1999 – 15,540 hours.

Note: Possibly rebuilt by Sealand Aviation Ltd., Campbell River, BC.

N666XT Owner / operator unknown. Washougal, WA. Restored 28-Jan-2002.

N88G BAC Inc., Jackson, WY. Regd 20-May-2002. Canx 22-Mar-2002.

N88G RAN WPI Inc., Bear, DE. Regd 19-Jul-2005. Re regd 13-Dec-2012.

Note: Exported to Australia 06-Jun-2014.*  Canx (left register)  20-May-2015.

* Still at Kenmore Air, expected to be shipped end Aug-2015.

VH-OHU Hamilton Island Air, QLD, Australia. Australian CAA being updated so unable to check if registered as at 01-Aug-2015. See below.

Note: Recorded as first registered in Australia as 27-Nov-2015. It was noted in a crate at the Chrisair maintenance facility at Mackay Airport in late 2015 before being rebuilt and then taking to the air and commencing operations out of Hamilton Island Airport shortly after.

VH-OHU Owned by Sky Business Pty., Ltd, /Hamilton Island Air, Hamilton Island, QLD. Operated by Whitsunday Air Services Pty, Ltd, Hamilton Island, QLD. Wearing markings for the “One and Only” Resort, Hayman Island, QLD. Regd 27-Nov-2015.

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