8Q-ISB

655

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Unknown

Registration History:

9N-ABQ ■ 9N-AKM ■ N106WF ■ 8Q-ISB



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

9N-ABQ

9N-ABQ

9N-ABQ

9N-ABQ

9N-AKM

N106WF

8Q-ISB

 

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Royal Nepal Airlines, Kathmandu [Nepal Airlines Corporation]

Via Reykjavík, Iceland - Jersey, UK 06-Jan-1980 on delivery

Landed hard at Phaplu, Nepal and sustained damage to nose gear 31-May-1997; repairable

Landed hard at Nepalganj, Nepal and sustained damage to nose gear 19-Aug-2002; repairable

Withdrawn from use & parked at Kathmandu from 2002 to 2012

Tara Air, Kathmandu

Overhauled at Kathmandu and test flown on 10-May-2012 prior to re entry into service

Left runway on line-up at Jomsom, Nepal following nose-gear linkage failure 19-Aug-2012; repairable

Left wing struck rocks adjacent to runway while on take-off from Juphal-Dolpa, Nepal 21-Sep-2012; repairable

Tara Air, Kathmandu

Aerostar Bravo Ltd., Singapore [Southern Aircraft Consultancy Trustee]

Flew Kathmandu - Ahmadabad - Al Ain - Hurghada - Dubrovnik - Altenrhein 13/18-Feb-2016 on delivery

Flew Altenrhein - Nis - Hurghada - Muscat - Male 01/04-Oct-2016 on delivery to Island Aviation

Island Aviation Services, Male

Dates

Nov-1979

29-Nov-1979

12-Dec-1979

 

 

 

 

03-Jan-2012

 

 

 

Jun-2015

29-Jan-2016

 

 

24-Oct-2016

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

 

 

 

 

Leased

 

 

 

Re-reg'd

Reg'd

 

 

Reg'd

 

04-Oct-2017  Crashed in the Hulhumale Lagoon on landing at Male International Airport. The aircraft ended up inverted, and mostly submerged next to the link road on the east side of the lagoon. There were no fatalities, however at least one person was taken to hospital. It was arriving from the Niyama Resort in the Dhaalu Atoll.


 Photographer Unknown © Toronto, ON Jan-1980

Photographer Unknown © Toronto, ON Jan-1980


 Kurt Roth Photo © Kathmandu

Kurt Roth Photo © Kathmandu


 Steve Homewood Photo © Kathmandu 04-Feb-2009

Steve Homewood Photo © Kathmandu 04-Feb-2009


 Aircraft Canada Photo © Kathmandu

Aircraft Canada Photo © Kathmandu


 Nis 02-Oct-2016

Nis 02-Oct-2016


 Club Med Kanifinolhu Photo ©

Club Med Kanifinolhu Photo ©


 Male 14-Oct-2017

Male 14-Oct-2017