8Q-IAG

226

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 200

Aircraft Status:

Non-Operational as a result of accident

Registration History:

N655MA ■ VH-ATK ■ 8Q-HIB ■ N153BU ■ C-FATN ■ C-FFNT ■ 8Q-IAG



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

N655MA

N655MA

N655MA

N655MA

N655MA

N655MA

N655MA

N655MA

N655MA

N655MA

N655MA

N655MA

N655MA

N655MA

N655MA

VH-ATK

VH-ATK

VH-ATK

VH-ATK

VH-ATK

8Q-HIB

N153BU

N153BU

C-FATN

C-FFNT

8Q-IAG

8Q-IAG

 

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Originally allocated to Sun Airlines, St. Louis, MO

MAC-Miami Aviation Corporation, Opa-locka, FL

Illinois Airways, Carbondale, IL [NBC Leasing]

Air Illinois, Carbondale, IL [NBC Leasing]

NBC Leasing

AAI-Alaska Aeronautical Industries, Anchorage, AK

Coastal Aviation, Bethel, AK [Bethel Ventures Inc., Bethel, AK]

Noted at Renton, WA 10-Apr-1982 for painting

Bethel Ventures Inc., Bethel, AK

Noted at Fort Myers, FL 23-Feb-1985 in Coastal c/s, no titles

Pal Air International, Tonopah, NV

Mountain Air Cargo, Denver, NC

Pal Air International, Tonopah, NV

Resort Commuter Airlines, Santa Ana, CA

Noted at Springbank, AB 19-Apr-1987 still in Coastal c/s, no titles; repainted with TW Express titles by mid-1987

Pal Air International, Tonopah, NV

Noted at Winnipeg, MB 23-Aug-1988 in hybrid TW Express c/s

Air Transit, Adelaide, SA

Air Transit, Adelaide, SA

Air Kangaroo Island, Adelaide, SA "Peter Jeffer"

Air North, Darwin, NT

Air Kangaroo Island, Adelaide, SA "Peter Jeffer"

Whitaker Air Charter, Maryborough, QLD

Hummingbird Island Airways, Male

Baylor University, Waco, TX

Flew via Biggin Hill, UK - Prestwick, UK 09-Jun-1999 on delivery, still painted as 8Q-HIB

Noted at Houston-Hobby, TX 15-Oct-1999, still in full Hummingbird Island c/s

Air Tindi, Yellowknife, NT

Air Tindi, Yellowknife, NT

Flew via Reno, NV and arrived Murrieta-French Valley, CA 27-Jul-2014 for Gravitas Aviation

Gravitas Aviation Ltd., West Vancouver, BC

Converted to DHC-6-200HG by Ikhana May-Nov 2014

Flew Murrieta-French Valley, CA - St. George, UT - Pocatello, ID - Cut Bank, MT - Calgary, AB 22/23-Nov-2014

Flew Calgary, AB - Iqaluit, NU - Keflavík, Iceland - Malmö, Sweden - Nis, Serbia - Hurghada, Egypt - Salalah, Oman -

Male, Maldives 20/27-Feb-2015; Canadian registration cancelled 09-Mar-2015

Island Aviation Services Ltd., Male [Gravitas Aviation Ltd.]

Island Aviation Services Ltd., Male [Aerostar Bravo Ltd.]

Dates

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01-Apr-1969

 

24-Apr-1969

24-Apr-1969

30-Jun-1972

Jun-1976

Jun-1976

Apr-1982

 

Feb-1985

 

15-Mar-1985

Mar-1985

Mar-1987

Apr-1987

 

Aug-1988

 

31-Dec-1988

18-Jan-1989

Dec-1990

12-Jun-1992

Sep-1992

Mar-1994

10-Dec-1997

19-May-1999

 

 

25-Jan-2005

26-May-2005

 

03-Sep-2014

 

 

 

 

19-Mar-2015

01-Nov-2017

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

 

Delivered

Delivered

Reg'd

Returned

Sold

Sold

 

Repo'd

 

Sold

Leased

Returned

Leased

 

Returned

 

Delivered

Reg'd

Renamed

Leased

Returned

Sold

Reg'd

Sold

 

 

Sold

Reg'd

 

Reg'd

 

 

 

 

Reg'd

Sold

 

16-Nov-2017 Floats detached after striking three successive swells on take-off from Dhoores Island, and partially sank. There were no fatalities or major injuries, but the aircraft sustained considerable damage. The wreckage was salvaged and brought shore at Dhoores Island on 17-Nov-2017 and barged to Male the following day.


 Photographer Unknown © Chicago-Meigs Field, IL 30-Jul-1974   If this photo is yours, please be in contact so it can be credited or removed.

Photographer Unknown © Chicago-Meigs Field, IL 30-Jul-1974

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 Gordon Cragg Photo © Saint Louis, MO

Gordon Cragg Photo © Saint Louis, MO


 Photographer Unknown ©   If this photo is yours, please be in contact so it can be credited or removed.

Photographer Unknown ©

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 Photographer Unknown ©   If this photo is yours, please be in contact so it can be credited or removed.

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 J.B. Hayes Photo © Anchorage, AK 02-Apr-1975

J.B. Hayes Photo © Anchorage, AK 02-Apr-1975


 Photographer Unknown © Renton, WA Apr-1982   If this photo is yours, please be in contact so it can be credited or removed.

Photographer Unknown © Renton, WA Apr-1982

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 Photographer Unknown © Bethel, AK 30-Jun-1982   If this photo is yours, please be in contact so it can be credited or removed.

Photographer Unknown © Bethel, AK 30-Jun-1982

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 Anthony J. Hickey Photo © Springbank, AB 19-Apr-1987

Anthony J. Hickey Photo © Springbank, AB 19-Apr-1987


 Photographer Unknown ©   If this photo is yours, please be in contact so it can be credited or removed.

Photographer Unknown ©

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 Frank Hines Photo © Atlanta, GA Dec-1985

Frank Hines Photo © Atlanta, GA Dec-1985


 Erik Johannesson Photo © Winnipeg, MB Aug-1988

Erik Johannesson Photo © Winnipeg, MB Aug-1988


 B. McAllister Photo © Apr-1989

B. McAllister Photo © Apr-1989


 Bob Wiseman Photo © Adelaide, SA Nov-1991  from the Aird Archives

Bob Wiseman Photo © Adelaide, SA Nov-1991 from the Aird Archives


 Tony Haynes Photo © Adelaide, SA

Tony Haynes Photo © Adelaide, SA


 Arron Mulder Photo 

Arron Mulder Photo 


 Dirk Septer Photo © Yellowknife, NT 01-Jul-2007

Dirk Septer Photo © Yellowknife, NT 01-Jul-2007


 Roger Botting Photo © Yellowknife, NT 10-Sep-2013

Roger Botting Photo © Yellowknife, NT 10-Sep-2013


 Darcy Milkowski Photo © Colmac, NT

Darcy Milkowski Photo © Colmac, NT


 Ikhana Group Photo © Murrieta, CA 12-Nov-2014

Ikhana Group Photo © Murrieta, CA 12-Nov-2014


 Dave Subelack Photo © Calgary, AB 28-Dec-2014

Dave Subelack Photo © Calgary, AB 28-Dec-2014


 Maldivian CAA Photo © Dhoore Island 16-Nov-2017   There were no fatalities as a result of this accident. TwinOtterWorld does not, under normal circumstances publish accident photos where there has been loss of life.

Maldivian CAA Photo © Dhoore Island 16-Nov-2017

There were no fatalities as a result of this accident. TwinOtterWorld does not, under normal circumstances publish accident photos where there has been loss of life.


 Maldivian CAA Photo © Dhoore Island 16-Nov-2017   There were no fatalities as a result of this accident. TwinOtterWorld does not, under normal circumstances publish accident photos where there has been loss of life.

Maldivian CAA Photo © Dhoore Island 16-Nov-2017

There were no fatalities as a result of this accident. TwinOtterWorld does not, under normal circumstances publish accident photos where there has been loss of life.