C-GIYV at Warner Lake.
Photos: Kinga Gortel © 2017
C-GIYV operating from Vancouver Airport South seaplane base.
Photo: Peter J. Cooper © 30 July 2008
Photo: Peter J. Cooper © 25 June 2007
C-GIYV visits Pemberton Airport.
Photos: Paul Ricker © 25 February 2006
C-GIYV on Crystal Lake, B.C.
Photo: Dale Douglas © 2005
C-GIYV looking very smart - final stages of rebuild.
Photos: Bill Hann © 15 March 2005
C-GIYV in July 2004
Photos: Mike Barth © July 2003
C-GIYV at Vernon, ski equipped.
Photo:John W. Olafson © 10 January 2003
C-GIYV at Vancouver years ago.
Photo: © Glen Etchells
Photo:Bill Hann © January 2002
C-GIYV at Vancouver before second window added.
Photo: © Bill Hann
C-GIYV unmarked at Edmonton Municipal - CYXD, Alberta.
Photo: John Kimberley © January 1989 - Aird Archives
XP823 coded "57" on Calgary (CYYC) ramp.
Photo: Phil Hanson © July 1977
XP823 again at Calgary, Alberta.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 05 August 1977 - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection.
XP823 at Detmold with a DHC-1 Chipmunk
Photo: Günter Grondstein © 1970





de Havilland Aircraft, Hatfield. Delivered 15-Sep-1961 to Hawarden, Chester via Liverpool Docks. First flight, 21-Nov-1961.

XP823  Army Air Corps (AAC). Delivered 06-Dec-1961.

18 Flight, Detmold,by May-1967.

131 Flight Wildenrath, Germany by Mar-1970.

Reported with 655 Squadron at Detmold Feb-1972.

669 Sqd. Wildenrath, Germany during 1973-1974.

With 669 Squadron by 1973.

To 19 MU St Athan, South Glamorgan, Wales, 07-Feb-1974.

To British Army Training Unit, Suffield, AB.,Canada. (BATUS). 26-Oct-1974.

Returned to 19 MU St. Athan, Sth Glamorgan 05-Jan-1978.

5 MU Kemble, Gloucestershire, 28-Jul-1970.

To RAF Shawbury, Shropshire for storage 08-Mar-1983.

Declared surplus by Ft6Air 05-May-1987.

C-GIYV Richard J. Churchill, Edmonton, AB. Regd 24-Aug-1988. Canx 06-Jul-1990.

C-GIYV Ward Wamboldt, Edmonton, AB. Regd 06-Jul-1990. Canx 22-Aug-1990.

C-GIYV Coast Western Airlines Ltd., Garden Bay, BC. Regd 22-Aug-1990. Canx 04-Jun-1991.

C-GIYV Richard J. Churchill, Edmonton, AB. Regd 04-Jun-1991. Leased until 31-Nov-1991.

C-GIYV Tyax Air Service Ltd., c/o Tyax Lake Mountain Resort, Gold Bridge, BC. Regd 02-Dec-1994.

Note: Additional data on file.

Accident: 17-Jul-2022 10:40PT While traveling from Tyaughton Lake to Lorna Lake in the South Chilcotin mountain range, aircraft went down in an emergency landing. There were five passengers and one pilot on board. One passenger and pilot remained in hospital,other four passengers released. Details to follow when known.

Photo: David Gortel © 2017