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57-2575 of 15th Avn Combat Group at Schwabisch Hall.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 30 May 1971 - Andy Anderson Collection - NA3T


57-2575 • N57933



57-2575 US Army # 1810. L-20 No. 811. Command A-13. Delivered 17-Jul-1958. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

57-2575 For sale Coleman Barracks, Mannheim-Sandhofen, Germany. Seen 28-Aug-1972.

N57933 Richard Tedward, Denton, TX. Regd 02-Jul-1974. Canx 05-Feb-1975.

Entries preceded by a date are extracts from Canadian Department of Transport archives

11-Dec-1974 Newfoundland & Labrador Air Transport request marks C-GNLD for DHC-2 c/n 1240, reserved for them.

13-Dec-1974 Bill of Sale; N57933, Richard Tedrow, Denton, TX, to Newfoundland & Labrador Air Transport Ltd.

13-Dec-1974 Canadian Sales Tax paid.

23-Dec-1974 Newfoundland & Labrador Air Transport request reserved registration changed to C-GNLB.

27-Dec-1974 Allotment of Registration, C-GNLB, DHC-2 msn 1240, Newfoundland & Labrador Air Transport Ltd.

05-Feb-1975 N57933 Cancelled USCAR.

19-Feb-1975 Application for Certificate of Registration by Newfoundland & Labrador Air Transport Ltd.

Total time since new as recorded in Department of Transport archives.

26-Feb-1975   3,632 hours

27-Feb-1975 Test flown.

27-Feb-1975 Certificate of Airworthiness issued.

28-Feb-1975 Certificate of Registration issued to Newfoundland & Labrador Air Transport Ltd, Corner Brook NL.

C-GNLB Newfoundland & Labrador Air Transport Ltd., Deer Lake/South Brook, Newfoundland. Regd Mar-1975.

Accident: Fines Pond, Near Stephenville NL. Lat 48.15N, Long 58.20W. 16-Aug-1975. The aircraft sank to the water after lift -off. It continued the takeoff but did not clear hills. It struck the ground overturned and burst into flames.

Note: (Gene Manion, the founder of Newfoundland & Labrador Air Transport, wrote a memoir of his time there, FLYING ON THE EDGE. researcher, Ian MacDonald, has flipped through the book quickly (his words) but did not find any reference to the demise of C-GNLB).

C-GNLB Canx from CCAR 22-Nov-1977, following accident.

Fate Unknown