N143SA

591

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300 Vistaliner

Aircraft Status:

Unknown

Registration History:

N98RA ■ N143SA



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

N98RA

N98RA

N98RA

N143SA

N143SA

N143SA

N143SA

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Rio Airways, Killeen, TX

Scenic Airlines, Las Vegas, NV

Scenic Airlines, Las Vegas, NV [Twin Otter International, Las Vegas, NV]

Dolphin Express Airlines, Saint Croix, USVI

Damaged on take-off at Virgin Gorda, BVI 07-Apr-1996 (see details below)

Scenic Airlines, Las Vegas, NV [Twin Otter International, Las Vegas, NV]

Dates

May-1978

20-May-1978

31-May-1978

03-Apr-1985

Nov-1993

1996

 

1996

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

Sold

Sold

Leased

 

Returned

 

07-Apr-1996 Veered off runway, and collided with a fence on take-off at Virgin Gorda, BVI. The aircraft sustained considerable damage, however it was subsequently recovered by the owners and transported back to Las Vegas, NV. The aircraft has a current certificate valid through 31-Jan-2020, however there is no evidence of it returning to service following the accident at Virgin Gorda.


Photographer Unknown © Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

Photographer Unknown © Dallas/Fort Worth, TX


Photographer Unknown © Las Vegas, NV

Photographer Unknown © Las Vegas, NV


Craig Hill Photo © Virgin Gorda 1996

Craig Hill Photo © Virgin Gorda 1996


Craig Hill Photo © Virgin Gorda 1996

Craig Hill Photo © Virgin Gorda 1996


Craig Hill Photo © Virgin Gorda 1996

Craig Hill Photo © Virgin Gorda 1996