N389EX

251

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

N310MA ■ N389EX



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

N310MA

N310MA

N310MA

N389EX

N389EX

 

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

MAC-Miami Aviation Corporation, Opa-locka, FL

Aircraft remained in Canada, in Executive Airlines c/s through Jun-1970

Executive Airlines, Boston, MA [National Energy Leasing]

Air America

Departed West Palm Beach, FL 20-Jan-1972

Received considerable damage to nose area at Ban-La, Laos 04-Feb-1974; repairable

Dates

24-May-1969

24-Jun-1969

28-Jul-1969

 

11-Jun-1970

10-Jan-1972

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

 

Delivered

Sold

 

28-Apr-1974 Overshot runway, flipped and slid down embankment on landing at Sala Phou Koun, Laos. The wreckage was airlifted from the accident site to Vang Vieng by Air America CH-47C Chinook, and subsequently transported to Udorn, Thailand via C-130 Hercules. It was determined to be a total loss, and the registration was cancelled 02-July-1974 as “scrapped”


 Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Toronto, ON Jun-1970

Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Toronto, ON Jun-1970