9N-AFX

806

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

C-GERL (5) ■ V2-LCO ■ N806AA ■ 9N-AFX



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

C-GERL

C-GERL

V2-LCO

N806AA

N806AA

9N-AFX

9N-AFX

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

LIAT-Leeward Islands Air Transport, Antigua

Atlanta Air Salvage, Griffin, GA

Greystoke Leasing, Pinecrest FL [Greystoke Engineering, Pinecrest, FL]

Shangri La Air, Katmandu

U.S. registration cancelled 15-Feb-2000, and via Toronto, ON 21-Feb-2000 on delivery to Nepal

Tara Air, Kathmandu

 

Dates

24-Feb-1984

?

27-Mar-1984

09-Mar-1999

15-Oct-1999

Feb-2000

 

By 2010

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

Sold

Sold

Sold

 

Sold

15-Dec-2010 While descending to 8,500 feet to avoid conflicting traffic, the aircraft collided with Palunge Hill in the Srichaur district, while on a charter flight from Lamidanda to Kathmandu. There were 22 fatalities.

 Photographer Unknown © Feb-1987

Photographer Unknown © Feb-1987


 Anton Naydenov Photo © Pokhara 22-Sep-2005  from the Michael J. Ody Collection

Anton Naydenov Photo © Pokhara 22-Sep-2005 from the Michael J. Ody Collection


 Paul Wake-Dyster Photo © Lukla Mar-2007

Paul Wake-Dyster Photo © Lukla Mar-2007