P2-MBI

275

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

CF-BEL ■ C-FBEL ■ N65308 ■ SE-GTU ■ N126PM ■ P2-MBI



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

CF-BEL

CF-BEL

CF-BEL

C-FBEL

C-FBEL

N65308

N65308

N65308

SE-GTU

N126PM

N126PM

N126PM

N126PM

P2-MBI

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Bell Canada Inc. [Eastern Provincial Airways, Gander, NL]

Bell Canada Inc. [Labrador Airways, Goose Bay, NL]

Bell Canada Inc. [Labrador Airways, Goose Bay, NL]

Bell Canada Inc. [Labrador Airways, Goose Bay, NL]

Mountainwest Aviation, Tucson, AZ

MAC-Miami Aviation Corporation, Opa-locka, FL

Arrived Opa-locka, FL 02-Jan-1978 on delivery – ferried to Miami, FL 07-Feb-1978 and paint stripped by 24-Feb-1978

Del Miami-Syracuse-Sept-Iles-Iqaluit, NU-Sondrestromfjord-Reykjavik-Stavanger-Oskarshamm 04/09-Mar-1978

Syd-Aero AB, Stockholm

Pilgrim Airlines, Groton, CT [Joseph M. Fugere, Manchester, NH]

Business Express Airlines, Westport, CT [Joseph M. Fugere, Manchester, NH]

Withdrawn from use at Groton, CT Feb-1986

MIT-Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Joseph M. Fugere, Manchester, NH

MBA-Milne Bay Air, Port Moresby

 

Dates

Nov-1969

20-Nov-1969

24-Nov-1969

29-Sep-1974

28-Oct-1974

07-Nov-1974

05-May-1976

02-Jan-1978

 

 

22-Mar-1978

11-Nov-1983

28-Feb-1986

 

Aug-1986

1992

06-Mar-1992

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

Leased

Sold

Re-Reg'd

Leased

Delivered

 

 

Reg'd

Sold

Merged

 

Leased

Returned

Reg'd

 

12-Jul-1995 Caught fire and crashed immediately after take-off from the Gurney Airport at Alatau, Papua New Guinea. Subsequent investigation linked the source of the fire to be electrical, combined with kerosene which was being carried in passenger luggage. There were 15 fatalities.


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

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


 Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Toronto Island, ON Aug-1970

Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Toronto Island, ON Aug-1970


 Ben Knowles Photo © Tucson, AZ 15-May-1977

Ben Knowles Photo © Tucson, AZ 15-May-1977


 Kenneth I. Swartz Collection © 09-Feb-1978

Kenneth I. Swartz Collection © 09-Feb-1978


 Photographer Unknown © Oskarhamm 13-Apr-1981

Photographer Unknown © Oskarhamm 13-Apr-1981


 Kenneth I. Swartz Collection ©

Kenneth I. Swartz Collection ©


 MLB Photography Photo © New York La Guardia 14-Apr-1984

MLB Photography Photo © New York La Guardia 14-Apr-1984


 Michael J. Ody Photo © Toronto, ON 01-Sep-1989

Michael J. Ody Photo © Toronto, ON 01-Sep-1989


 Caz Caswell Photo © Toronto, ON 28-May-1991

Caz Caswell Photo © Toronto, ON 28-May-1991