8Q-MAS

445

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

LN-BNJ ■ C-FVBH ■ RP-1276APP ■ C-FDKB ■ 8Q-MAS



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

LN-BNJ

LN-BNJ

LN-BNJ

C-FVBH

C-FVBH

HP-1276APP

C-FDKB

8Q-MAS

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Widerøes Flyveselskap AS, Oslo

Damaged on landing at Sandnessjøen, Norway 14-Feb-1992; repairable

Ex-Bodø 15-Feb-1995, and arrived Calgary, AB 20-Feb-1995

de Havilland Inc., Downsview, ON

Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB

R/O at Calgary, AB 22-Mar-1995 in full Aeroperlas c/s; departed 25-Mar-1995 on delivery to Panama

Aeroperlas, Panama City

Left runway on landing, and collided with trees at Rio Sidra 06-Sep-2000

Wreckage noted in Calgary, AB by 02-May-2003 for repair; officially imported to Canada 21-May-2004

Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB

Repaired by Nov-2005 & flew via Iqaluit, NU & Keflavik, Iceland 31-Nov-2005 on delivery to Maldives

Maldivian Air Taxi, Male

Dates

18-Dec-1974

27-Jan-1975

14-Mar-1975

 

 

20-Mar-1995

24-Mar-1995

 

10-Apr-1995

 

 

04-Jun-2004

 

09-Dec-2005

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

 

 

Reg’d

Reg’d

 

Reg’d

 

 

Reg’d

 

Reg’d

14-Jul-2008 Collided with a speedboat, and crashed while attempting to go around after a failed landing at the Adaaran Club Bathala, in the North Ari Atoll, Maldives. The weather was windy with rough sea conditions at the time. All 17 onboard escaped safely, however the aircraft sank in shallow water.


 Kenneth I. Swartz Collection © Mo i Rana

Kenneth I. Swartz Collection © Mo i Rana


 Rolf Larsson Photo © Bodø 26-May-1992

Rolf Larsson Photo © Bodø 26-May-1992


 Anthony J. Hickey Photo © Calgary, AB Mar-1995

Anthony J. Hickey Photo © Calgary, AB Mar-1995


 Steve I Photo © Male 12-Jul-2008

Steve I Photo © Male 12-Jul-2008


 Bobby Crusoe Photo © North Ari Atoll 14-Jul-2008

Bobby Crusoe Photo © North Ari Atoll 14-Jul-2008


 Bobby Crusoe Photo © North Ari Atoll 14-Jul-2008

Bobby Crusoe Photo © North Ari Atoll 14-Jul-2008