H4-OTA

280

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Operational

Registration History:

9V-BCJ ■ XW-PHP ■ 9V-BCJ ■ ZS-JEU ■ 7P-AAE ■ VR-CAV ■ VH-AQB ■ P2-GVI ■ VH-FNT ■ H4-FNT ■ VH-FNT ■ H4-FNT ■ P2-MCV ■ H4-OTA



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

9V-BCJ

9V-BCJ

9V-BCJ

XW-PHP

9V-BCJ

ZS-JEU

ZS-JEU

7P-AAE

VR-CAV

VH-AQB

VH-AQB

P2-GVI

VH-FNT

VH-FNT

VH-FNT

H4-FNT

VH-FNT

VH-FNT

VH-FNT

VH-FNT

VH-FNT

VH-FNT

VH-FNT

H4-FNT

H4-FNT

P2-MCV

H4-OTA

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Saber Air, Singapore-Seletar [Air Charter Enterprises, Singapore]

Continental Air Services, Vientiane

Saber Air, Singapore-Seletar [Air Charter Enterprises, Singapore]

De Beers Consolidated Mining, Kimberley

Anglo American Corporation, Kimberley

Damaged at Letsing Mine airfield, Lesotho 08-Dec-1977; repairable

Anglo American Corporation, Maseru

Omni Aircraft Sales, Grand Cayman

Flew via Nice & Lyon, France 06-Apr-1981 to Fairoaks, UK

Remained parked at Fairoaks through to 14-Jan-1982 when it flew to Australia on delivery

Air Queensland, Cairns, QLD

Australian Airlines, Melbourne, VIC

Left runway at Dunk Island and collided with trees during take-off in strong crosswinds 18-Nov-1988

Wreckage transported to Brisbane, QLD Jan-1989 & remained unrepaired in hangar

Wreckage transported via sea container to Goroka, Papua New Guinea Feb-1989 for Talair

Talair, Goroka

Rolled out 26-Dec-1992 after repair, test flown 17-Feb-1993

Talair ceased operations 25-May-1993; parked at Goroka until 12-Jul-1993 when it flew Goroka-Daru-Cairns, QLD

Withdrawn from use & stored at Mareeba, QLD

Flight West Airlines, Eagle Farm, QLD

Royal Australian Air Force

Flight West Airlines, Eagle Farm, QLD

Solomon Airlines, Honiara

Flight West Airlines, Eagle Farm, QLD

Hevilift, Waigani, PNG

Flight West Airlines, Eagle Farm, QLD

Hevilift, Waigani, PNG

Flight West Airlines, Eagle Farm, QLD

Cape York Air, Cairns, QLD

Flight West Airlines, Eagle Farm, QLD

Solomon Airlines

Solomon Airlines

Airlines PNG, Port Moresby

Solomon Airlines

Flew Port Moresby, PNG - Buka, PNG - Honiara, Solomons 26-Oct-2013 on delivery

Dates

1970

1970

24-Apr-1970

06-Aug-1971

Oct-1974

Dec-1974

Dec-1974

 

08-Nov-1980

Apr-1981

 

 

28-Feb-1982

30-Apr-1988

 

 

 

26-Dec-1992

 

 

 

01-Jun-1995

Jun-1995

Sep-1995

Feb-1996

30-Aug-1996

09-Sep-1996

10-Dec-1996

15-Mar-1997

23-Jul-1997

23-Jul-1997

13-Oct-1997

06-Dec-1997

2001

23-Dec-2009

26-Oct-2013

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

Leased

Returned

Sold

Transfer

 

Re-Reg'd

Sold

 

 

Reg'd

Merged

 

 

 

Reg'd

 

 

 

Reg'd

Leased

Returned

Leased

Returned

Leased

Returned

Leased

Returned

Leased

Returned

Leased

Sold

Sold

Delivered

 


 Peter Keating Photo © Singapore-Seletar Oct-1970

Peter Keating Photo © Singapore-Seletar Oct-1970


 Peter Keating Photo © Singapore-Seletar 04-Aug-1971

Peter Keating Photo © Singapore-Seletar 04-Aug-1971


 Photographer Unknown © Johannesburg Nov-1975

Photographer Unknown © Johannesburg Nov-1975


 Photographer Unknown © Johannesburg Dec-1975

Photographer Unknown © Johannesburg Dec-1975


 Photographer Unknown © Grand Central Dec-1979

Photographer Unknown © Grand Central Dec-1979


 Photographer Unknown © Maseru 23-Dec-1979

Photographer Unknown © Maseru 23-Dec-1979


 Photographer Unknown © Aug-1981

Photographer Unknown © Aug-1981


 Peter Keating Photo © Nov-1982

Peter Keating Photo © Nov-1982


 David Tanner Photo © Cairns, QLD 18-Dec-1984

David Tanner Photo © Cairns, QLD 18-Dec-1984


 Photographer Unknown © Cairns, QLD Jul-1987

Photographer Unknown © Cairns, QLD Jul-1987


 Peter Keating Photo © Cairns, QLD 06-Nov-1987

Peter Keating Photo © Cairns, QLD 06-Nov-1987


 Peter Keating Photo © Mareeba, QLD Oct-1993

Peter Keating Photo © Mareeba, QLD Oct-1993


 Photographer Unknown © Brisbane, QLD

Photographer Unknown © Brisbane, QLD


 Paul Howard Photo © Cairns, QLD 1997

Paul Howard Photo © Cairns, QLD 1997


 Joe Barr Photo © Auki 21-Nov-2003

Joe Barr Photo © Auki 21-Nov-2003


 Tony Skelton Photo © Honiara 24-Nov-2015

Tony Skelton Photo © Honiara 24-Nov-2015


 Ian Worby Photo ©

Ian Worby Photo ©