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C-GJKA springtime at Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Photo: Robert S. Grant © April 1991 - Aird Archives
C-GJKA of Winisk Air, Pickle Lake, Ontario.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Aird Archives
C-GJKA in limbo.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © August 1977 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GJKA at Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Photo: Douglas E. Slowiak © 26 September 1976 - Richard Goring Collection - Aird Archives
216 with spray gear at Bait al Falaj
Photo: Dave Lawrence © 17 September 1972 - Paul Tomlin Collection
216 at Khasab.
Photo: Dave Lawrence © 23 March 1972 - Paul Tomlin Collection
XR216 basking at Sharjah.
Photo: Peter Russel-Smith © - Wayne Mutza Collection - Aird Archives


XR216 • 216



• de Havilland, Hatfield. Delivered 20-Jul-1961 to Hawarden, Chester via Liverpool Docks.

XR216 Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Sultanat Oman/Sultan of Oman Air Force. Delivered 5 Sqd 20-Sep-1961.

216 Sultan of Oman Air Force, Re serialled late 1972, Struck of charge 1974-1975 when replaced by B.N. Defenders

Note: Ferried from Oman with three other SOAF Beavers Toussus, France and Shoreham UK on 03-Jun-1976 Hurn UK on 06-Jun-1976 where serviced by Airwork services and transferred to Canadian registration, and to Prestwick, UK, 31-Jul-1976 and in company with C/n 1447 C-GDKA via Stornaway, UK and Reykjavik , Iceland, Greenland to Canada.

C-GJKA Imported to Canada. Aug 1976

C-GJKA Keewatin Air, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. Regd May-1977. Canx date currently unknown.

C-GJKA Central Patricia Outfitters Ltd. Pickle Lake, ON. On CCAR at May-1981. Canx 03-Jun-1982.

C-GJKA Pickle Lake Air Services, Pickle Lake, ON. Canx 20-Jul-1984.

C-GJKA Central Patricia Outfitters Ltd. (Bottenfield’s Winisk Air), Pickle Lake, ON.. Regd 25-Jun-1986. Canx 04-Aug-1989.

C-GJKA Superior North Air, Rossport, ON. Regd 04-Aug-1989, Based Pays Plat Bay.

Accident: Near Sandridge Lake, ON. 16-Jun-1991. Four persons sustained fatal injuries and one injured in crash. Aircraft destroyed by fire.

C-GJKA Deleted from CCAR 27-Apr-1993.

Destroyed by fire