8Q-TMD

530

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

G-BELS ■ ZK-MCO ■ N530JM ■ 8Q-HIG ■ 8Q-TMD



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

G-BELS

G-BELS

G-BELS

G-BELS

ZK-MCO

ZK-MCO

N530JM

 

N530JM

8Q-HIG

8Q-HIG

8Q-TMD

8Q-TMD

 

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Loganair, Glasgow

Via Reykjavik, Iceland & arrived Glasgow, UK on delivery 19-Mar-1977

Metropolitan Airways, Bournemouth

Flew Luton - Bournemouth 03-Apr-1982 on delivery

Mount Cook Airline, Christchurch [The Mount Cook Group, Christchurch]

Departed Bournemouth, UK 30-Nov-1983, and arrived Christchurch, New Zealand 12-Dec-1983

Tourism Holdings, Queenstown

Withdrawn from use at Queenstown 05-Aug-1998

Jetstream Aircraft Sales Inc., Boca Raton, FL

Flew Auckland - Lord Howe Island, Coolangatta - Mount Isa - Darwin - Denpasar - Singapore - Medan - Colombo - 

Male 08/14-Nov-1998

Paul's Aircraft Services, Yellowknife, NT, Canada

Hummingbird Island Airways, Male

Trans Maldivian Airways, Male [Paul's Aircraft Services, Yellowknife, NT]

Trans Maldivian Airways, Male [Paul's Aircraft Services, Yellowknife, NT]

Trans Maldivian Airways, Male

Dates

Jan-1977

08-Feb-1977

17-Mar-1977

 

03-Apr-1982

 

12-Dec-1983

 

30-Jun-1998

 

25-Aug-1998

 

 

07-Dec-1998

Dec-1998

30-Jan-2000

By Dec-2000

05-Mar-2008

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

 

Sold

 

Delivered

 

Reg’d

 

Sold

 

 

Sold

Leased

Reg’d

Re-Reg’d

Sold

 

11-Jul-2011 On landing the aircraft impacted a large swell, became airborne again, then landed hard. The final landing caused structural damage and failure of both floats. Additional damage was sustained as a result of remaining submerged for three days, and the subsequent recovery operation.


Photographer Unknown © Jan-1978

Photographer Unknown © Jan-1978


Nigel Chalcraft Photo © Sep-1982

Nigel Chalcraft Photo © Sep-1982


Photographer Unknown © Dunedin Feb-1985

Photographer Unknown © Dunedin Feb-1985


Photographer Unknown © Queenstown 

Photographer Unknown © Queenstown 


Photographer Unknown © Male Jun-2006

Photographer Unknown © Male Jun-2006


Stephen Rendle Photo © Kuredu 08-Aug-2010

Stephen Rendle Photo © Kuredu 08-Aug-2010


Maldivian CAA Photo © Maadhiggaru Falhu 11-Jul-2011

Maldivian CAA Photo © Maadhiggaru Falhu 11-Jul-2011


Maldivian CAA Photo © Maadhiggaru Falhu 11-Jul-2011

Maldivian CAA Photo © Maadhiggaru Falhu 11-Jul-2011


P Field UK Photo © Male 05-Feb-2012

P Field UK Photo © Male 05-Feb-2012