• CF-IKT Canadian Aircraft Renters Ltd., Toronto Island Airport, ON. Delivered 18-Jan-1956.
Accident: Knob Lake, ON. 12th January 1957. The aircraft, crashed on take off and was extensively damaged although the crew of two and six passengers had a “miraculous escape”. The wrecked Otter lay at Knob Lake for some months, until 8th May 1957 recovered and airlifted to Downsview for rebuild by DHC.
• CF-IKT Superior Airways Ltd., Fort William, ON. Regd 17-Dec-1957.
• CF-IKT Saskatchewan Government Airways (Saskair), Prince Albert, SK. Regd 13-May-1964.
• CF-IKT North Canada Air Ltd., (Norcanair), Prince Albert, SK. Regd 03-Sep-1965.
• CF-IKT Leased to Austin Airways Ltd., Timmins, ON. Dates unknown.
• CF-IKT Returned to North Canada Air Ltd., (Norcanair), Prince Albert, SK. Canx Dec 1973.
• CF-IKT Sold to unknown leasing Company via Bannock Aerospace acting as Agent. Other details currently unknown.
• CF-IKT Leased to Moose Nose Airways, Ilford, MB. Regd 20-Dec-1973.
• CF-IKT Labrador Airways Ltd., Goose Bay, NL. Purchased and regd 03-May-1977.
• C-FIKT Re regd Labrador Airways Ltd., Goose Bay, NL.
Accident: Border Beacon, NL. 26-Feb-1979. After the Otter touched down on an unprepared ice/snow strip, the skis struck a hard packed snow ridge. IKT bounced back into the air and landed heavily. The left landing gear and attachment area was severely damaged, although neither the pilot nor his eight passengers were injured. Partial white out conditions existed, making the snow ridge difficult to see. The Otter was repaired and returned to service.
• C-FIKT Newfoundland Labrador Air Transport (NLAT), Corner Brook, NL. Regd 16-Jul-1981.
Note: Re engined with 600hp Polish PZL-3S engine at Airtech, Peterborough, ON after which the aircraft returned to Goose Bay. This engine however did not work well and gave nothing but trouble. The aircraft was converted back to the P&W Wasp engine.
• C-FIKT Goose Bay Air Services, Goose Bay, NL. Regd 03-Mar-1983. Canx 14-Aug 1986
• C-FIKT Labrador Airways Ltd., Goose Bay, NL Regd 04-Nov-1987. Canx 08-Nov-1989.
Total time: 19,651 hours at Jun-1988.
Reported as sold to Significant Military Aircraft Sales however no detail on CCAR and possibly just acting as a Sales Agent.
• Unregistered Royal Norwegian Air Force Museum at Gardermoen. Later at the Norsk Luftfartsmuseum, Bodø wearing fictitious code 0-AM.
Note: It was partially restored and painted as one of the two Otters which took part in the Norwegian South Pole Expedition during the International Geophysical Year of 1958/59 in 'Operation Penguin'.
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