XA-TCF

734

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

N331CC ■ N942MA ■ XA-TCF



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

N331CC

N331CC

N331CC

N331CC

N331CC

N331CC

N331CC

N331CC

N331CC

N331CC

N331CC

N331CC

N331CC

N331CC

N331CC

N331CC

N331CC

N331CC

N942MA

N942MA

N942MA

N942MA

XA-TCF

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Calvin Cafritz Enterprises, Washington, DC

Pennsylvania Commuter Airlines, Harrisburg, PA

Calvin Cafritz Enterprises, Washington, DC

Air Illinois, Carbondale, IL

Calvin Cafritz Enterprises, Washington, DC

Oceanair, San Juan, PR

Calvin Cafritz Enterprises, Washington, DC

Crown Air System, Hato Rey, PR

Calvin Cafritz Enterprises, Washington, DC

Empire Airlines, Coeur d'Alene, ID

Calvin Cafritz Enterprises, Washington, DC

Wings Airways, Blue Bell, PA

Calvin Cafritz Enterprises, Washington, DC

Empire Airlines, Coeur d'Alene, ID

Calvin Cafritz Enterprises, Washington, DC

Metroflight, Houston, TX [Twin Otter Inc., Galveston, TX]

Metroflight, Houston, TX [Twin Otter Inc., Galveston, TX]

Sunaire, Saint Croix, USVI [Twin Otter Inc., Galveston, TX]

Sunaire Express, Saint Croix, USVI [Twin Otter Inc., Galveston, TX]

Sunaire Express filed for bankruptcy in Dec-1993 and shut down operations 15-Jul-1994

Twin Otter Inc., Galveston, TX

Trans Caribe S.A., Cozumel

U.S. registration cancelled 18-Jan-1995 & noted at Toluca, Mexico 23-Jan-1995 in full c/s

Dates

Dec-1980

10-Dec-1980

17-Dec-1980

07-Jan-1981

Jun-1982

Jun-1982

Feb-1984

Jun-1984

Aug-1984

Aug-1984

May-1986

13-Jul-1986

15-Sep-1986

Mar-1988

May-1988

May-1989

Sep-1989

22-Mar-1990

Apr-1990

Apr-1990

Dec-1990

 

Jul-1994

18-Jan-1995

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

Leased

Returned

Leased

Returned

Leased

Returned

Leased

Returned

Leased

Returned

Leased

Returned

Leased

Returned

Sold

Re-reg'd

Transfer

Reg'd

 

Returned

Sold

 

17-Jul-1996 Crashed some 40 meters short of the runway on final approach to Playa del Carmen, Mexico. The aircraft, which was operated on amphibious floats was arriving from Isla Holbox, with 18 onboard. There was one fatality.


 DHC Photo © Downsview, ON Dec-1980

DHC Photo © Downsview, ON Dec-1980


 Dave Dunsmore Photo © Calgary, AB Jul-1986

Dave Dunsmore Photo © Calgary, AB Jul-1986


 Anthony J. Hickey Photo © Calgary, AB Jul-1986

Anthony J. Hickey Photo © Calgary, AB Jul-1986


 Werner Fischdick Photo © San Juan, PR 07-Apr-1994

Werner Fischdick Photo © San Juan, PR 07-Apr-1994