PK-WAR

313

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

N4977 ■ F-OCQF ■ P2-RDJ ■ VH-FNV ■ PK-WAR



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

N4977

N4977

N4977

F-OCQF

P2-RDJ

VH-FNV

VH-FNV

VH-FNV

VH-FNV

VH-FNV

VH-FNV

VH-FNV

VH-FNV

VH-FNV

VH-FNV

VH-FNV

VH-FNV

PK-WAR

 

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Floair Inc., Wichita, KS

Ferry contractor appointed for delivery flight Air Caledonie, via Oakland, CA 15-May-1971 on delivery

Air Caledonie, Nouméa

Talair, Goroka

Talair ceased operations 25-May 1993 & withdrawn from use at Goroka

Ferried Goroka – Cairns 07-Jul-1993 & then on to Mareeba, QLD for long term storage

Flight West Airlines, Eagle Farm, QLD

Hevilift PNG, Mount Hagen

Flight West Airlines, Eagle Farm, QLD

Hevilift PNG, Mount Hagen

Hevilift PNG, Mount Hagen [Cape York Air, Cairns, QLD]

Hevilift PNG, Mount Hagen [Janlin Pty Ltd., Cairns, QLD]

Janlin Pty Ltd., Cairns, QLD

Noted at Brisbane, QLD 11-Sep-1999 still with Hevilift titles

Flight West Airlines, Eagle Farm, QLD

Eastland Air, Toowoomba, QLD [R.R. Moore & Company, Toowoomba, QLD]

Flight West Airlines, Eagle Farm, QLD

Flight West Airlines, Eagle Farm, QLD [Tomalpin Holdings Pty Ltd., Brisbane, QLD]

Omega Aviation, Mudjimba, QLD

PT Air Regional, Jakarta “Spirit of Puncak Jaya”

Dates

Apr-1972

21-Apr-1972

30-Apr-1971

 

20-May-1971

01-Aug-1986

 

 

Jul-1995

09-Sep-1996

09-Dec-1996

15-Mar-1997

23-Jul-1997

22-Apr-1998

23-Apr-1999

 

28-Mar-2000

06-Nov-2000

08-Jan-2001

16-Jul-2002

23-Oct-2002

09-Dec-2002

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

 

Delivered

Reg'd

 

 

Reg'd

Leased

Returned

Leased

Reg'd

Reg'd

Returned

 

Returned

Leased

Returned

Reg'd

Reg'd

Leased

 

28-Apr-2003 Damaged in forced landing short of airport, on approach to Mulia, Papua, Indonesia. Aircraft was inbound from Wamena.


 Kyoshi Sato Photo © Nouméa Nov-1976

Kyoshi Sato Photo © Nouméa Nov-1976


 Photographer Unknown © Jun-1979

Photographer Unknown © Jun-1979


 Photographer Unknown ©

Photographer Unknown ©


 Photographer Unknown © Port Moresby Nov-1987

Photographer Unknown © Port Moresby Nov-1987


 Photographer Unknown © Port Moresby Nov-1987

Photographer Unknown © Port Moresby Nov-1987


 Lance Higgerson Photo ©

Lance Higgerson Photo ©


 Lance Higgerson Photo ©

Lance Higgerson Photo ©


 Kenneth I. Swartz Collection © 

Kenneth I. Swartz Collection © 


 Peter Gates Photo © Brisbane, QLD Jan-1997

Peter Gates Photo © Brisbane, QLD Jan-1997