• .58-1695 United States Army. Delivered 31-Dec-1958. Designated as U-1A.
Initially delivered to Sharpe Army Depot, Stockton, CA
17th Aviation Company, Fort Ord, California. Actual dates unknown.
Jan-1962. 18th Aviation Company for deployment to Vietnam.
Jan-1963. 339th Transportation Company in Vietnam.
Jul-1963. Returned to 18th Aviation Company at Vung Tau, Vietnam.
Sep-1968. 388th Transportation Company Vung Tau, Vietnam.
Nov-1968 Sharpe Army Depot, Stockton, CA. It remained in storage there until June 1971.
Jul 1971. Based at Fresno, CA until Dec-1971. Reported as for non military purposes.
Dec-1971. Assigned to the Alaska National Guard, 2nd Scout Battalion based at Bethel, AK.
Note: US Army maintenance documents in the file show this aircraft at Sharpe Army Depot, CA., in Apr-1970, Fresno ,CA., Jun-1971, Fort Richardson, AK., Dec-1974 and Bethel, AK., Jun1973, Dec 1974 and Sep 1976.
Incident. Bethel, AK. 13th May 1972. The aircraft ground looped on landing, coming to rest in a ditch at the side of the runway. It was repaired and returned to service.
• N5369G Transferred to Civil Air Patrol (CAP). Anchorage, AK. Regd 23rd August 1977. Initially parked at Anchorage.
Total time: 5,922hrs Feb-1978.
Note: Overhauled and civilianised by Aero Support Facility Inc (Lloyd Rekow).
• N5369G Jon R. Iverson, Baldwin, WI. Regd 28-Dec-1978. Canx 21-Mar-1979.
• No Regn Yorick Management Ltd, Winnipeg.
The following entries preceded by dates are extracts from the Canadian Department of Transport archives.
28-Mar-1979 Allotment C-GQOX to DHC-3 msn 308 for Lac du Bonnet Air Park Ltd., Lac du Bonnet, MB.
29-Mar-1979 Bill of Sale; Jon R. Iverson to Yorick Managements Ltd., Winnipeg, MB.
29-Mar-1979 Bill of Sale; Yorick Managements Ltd to Lac du Bonnet Air Park Ltd., MB.
30-Mar-1979 Provisional Flight Permit & Certificate of Registration to ferry Saint Paul, MN., to Lac du Bonnet MB., valid to 27-Apr-1979
Unknown date. 1979 N5369C (sic) inspected on arrival Lac du Bonnet, TTSN 5,957 hours, “scruffy but basically sound"
• C-GQOX Lac du Bonnet Air Park Ltd., Lac du Bonnet, MB. Purchased 29-Mar-1979.
Total time: 5,957hrs at Mar-1979.
23-Apr-1979 application for Certificate of Registration by Lac du Bonnet Air Parks Ltd.
24-Apr-1979 Certificated Airworthiness issued.
24-Apr-1979 Certificate of Registration issued to Lac du Bonnet Air Park Ltd., Lac du Bonnet, MB.
Incident: Lac du Bonnet 07-Feb-1980 Aircraft destroyed when the roof of the hangar in which it was parked collapsed due to an accumulation of snow.
• C-GQOX Cancelled from Canadian Civil Aircraft Register. 15-Jul-1980.