c/n 182

C-FGYT at her home dock in Newfoundland.
Photos: Ken Hurford © 26 May 2017
C-FGYT with Clarenville Aviation Limited.
Photos: Bob Efford © 07 August 2012
C-FGYT at Sault Ste. Marie.
Photo: Neil Ayers © 08 April 2012
C-FGYT at Ranger Lake.
Photos: David Brown © 13 June 2008
C-FGYT high and dry.
Photo: Rich Hulina © Date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-FGYT at her home base dock.
Photo: Jean-Marie Magendie © May 1990
C-FGYT awaits action.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © August 1978 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-FGYT one year earlier.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © August 1977 - Michael J. Ody Collection
CF-GYT with Neil Ayers at the helm, near Wawa, Ontario.
Photos: Bob Isaacson © 1966
CF-GYT at Dossier Lake, Ontario
Photo: Neil Ayers © 1965

c/n 182




Certificate of Airworthiness #3486 issued 29-Jan-1952

CF-GYT Edward Michael Martin, Buchans, NL. Certificate of Registration #10714 issued 29-Jan-1952. Delivered 07-Feb-1952.

CF-GYT Buchan’s Mining Co., Ltd., Buchans, NL. Dates currently unknown.

Accident: Near Hinds Lake, 10 mi. NW of Buchans, NL, Lon 48°59’N Lat 56°55’W 22.Mar-1959. Collision with terrain following severe airframe icing. Became iced up and was forced down with pilot John Lee Frankham attempting instrument approaches. It was carrying members of the Buchans ice hockey team. It was found next day and all six on board were found, some with minor injuries. Initially reported as written off, but was recovered from bush in 1959 and rebuilt.

C-FGYT Huronian Air Services, Blind River, ON. Regd 24-Apr-1962. Canx. Circa. 1964.

Sold to Air-Dale in 1965.

C-FGYT Air-Dale Flying Services Ltd., Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Circa 1965 until canx 09-Dec-1985. Re-regd 18-Apr-1988 & 25-Apr-1991. Canx 31-Mar-2011. Regd 21-Apr-2011. Canx 28-Aug-2012.

C-FGYT Clarenville Aviation Ltd., Port Blandford, NL, Based Thorburn Lake, NL. Regd 12-Sep-2012.


Photo essay of the recovery of CF-GYT from the bush in 1959.

Photo: © via Jan-Erik Forsling.