Borek Hanger in Inuvik

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Borek Hanger in Inuvik

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Hey I heard a rumour that Borek/Aklak hanger burned down overnight in Inuvik can anyone confirm this?

I Could not find anything on the news wires hope its not true.
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Its been a bad year for KBA. That really sucks.

Hope they can get everything sorted out in a timely manner.
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just went out to have a look....quite a sight. only things i could make out was an engine and a scissor lift.
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At least nobody was hurt - and the airplanes are replaceable.

Was the Twin Otter C-GDHC???

Any idea which B-99 or KA-100 were involved??

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I dont believe it was dhc.. I heard it was zvh
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Wow this is crazy...
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I understand the King Air A100 was C-GHOC. The Beech 99 was C-FKBK.

The Twin Otter unsure, but appears to be C-FASG or C-FSJB????
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SJB was sunk this summer. Its now fish habitat somewhere on the arctic sea floor. ASG (ex tindi machine) was on baffin island last i'd heard. I'm pretty certain it was ZVH.
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Aviation Herald report on the sinking of C-FSJB.

The cadors reports the Twin Otter lost in the fire as manufactured in 1973, the only 1973 DHC-6 Kenn Borek operate is C-FASG.

C-GZVG was manufactured in 1978 - possibly an error on the cadors?
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Rowdy is correct, it was ZVH.
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Any reports on the cause of the fire ?
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If I know Borek, they will find the mark plate, and rebuild ZVH around it.

This sucks, what a (another) kick in the balls for the Borek crew. I'm glad no one was hurt.
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Re: Borek Hanger in Inuvik

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It sucks to see aircraft you used to work on destroyed. I spent quite a few weeks on the HOC Avionics upgrade a few years back. Good project and a great group of guys to work with at Borek. Stay positive guys as you will come out of this rough year.
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