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Western Straits Air
Charter Aircraft Company
Owned by Gynn Bay Logging Ltd. of Campbell River.
License cancelled in 1996, due to insurance problems.
Owned by Ames Management Group, in 1995
a local resource group in Campbell River
that also employed the crew.
Planes they operated
C-FHGX, de Havilland DHC-2 MK I
C-FRJG, de Havilland DHC-2, MK 1
C-GPVB de Havilland DHC-2, MK I
C-FSVP, de Havilland DHC-3
C-FXUY, de Havilland DHC-3
C-FMPY, De Havilland, DHC-3
C-FEBX, de Havilland DHC-3, see below.
C-GBQJ, Cessna A185F
C-GJXQ Cessan 180J
C-FBIY, Cessna 180H
C-FEWP, Cessna U206D,
last plane registration cancelled Aug 9, 2005
de Havilland Canada, DHC-3 Turbo Otter
1 Pratt & Whitney PT6A-135A
Photo from Brooke Hodson
C-FEBX crashed Sept 27, 1995
Killed the Pilot, and 7 passengers, out of 9.
Plane written off.
Crashed 13 km NW, on approach to Campbell River Airport,
Flying from Triumph Bay.
Plane originated as a charter in Kitimat.
Some of the passengers were loggers
going home for the weekend.
This plane first flew Apr 5, 1954.
Charlotte Pfister, Camp Cook
and Len Brown.
Veteran Pilot- Dan White, age 37
Miles Roseborough was Company spokesman
at the time of the accident.
This plane was once owned by the RCMP, as CF-MPK
then became CF-EBX, before C-FEBX.
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