8Q-TAK

655

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Operational

Registration History:

9N-ABQ ■ 9N-AKM ■ N106WF ■ 8Q-ISB ■ HB-LYC ■ 8Q-TAK



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

9N-ABQ

9N-ABQ

9N-ABQ

9N-ABQ

9N-AKM

N106WF

8Q-ISB

HB-LYC

8Q-TAK

8Q-TAK

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Withdrawn from use & parked at Kathmandu from 2002 to 2012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

Crashed on landing in Hulhumale Lagoon, Male 04-Oct-2017; wreckage transported to Switzerland for repair

Zimex Aviation, Glattbrugg

Rebuilding completed by Jan-2019 & noted at Altenrhein in full Four Seasons Maldives c/s

Flew Altenrhein/St. Gallen - Heraklion - Al Ain - Muscat - Male 11/14-Jan-2019

Swiss registration cancelled 14-Jan-2019 to Maldives

Trans Maldivian Airways, Male

Trans Maldivian Airways, Male [Landaa Giraavaru Pvt Ltd.]

Dates

Nov-1979

29-Nov-1979

12-Dec-1979

 

 

 

 

03-Jan-2012

 

 

 

Jun-2015

29-Jan-2016

 

 

24-Oct-2016

25-Oct-2018

14-Jan-2019

23-Jan-2019

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

 

 

 

 

Leased

 

 

 

Re-reg'd

Reg'd

 

 

Reg'd

Reg’d

Reg’d

Reg’d

 


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


Nepal Trekking Photo © Jomsom

Nepal Trekking Photo © Jomsom


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


Roland Busser Photo © Altenrhein/St. Gallen Jan-2019

Roland Busser Photo © Altenrhein/St. Gallen Jan-2019


Four Seasons Resorts Maldives Photo ©

Four Seasons Resorts Maldives Photo ©