Updated History Page for MSN 455 + added new pictures
Taken back on 28-Jul-2018, the former Mexican XA-UOA is seen at Bar River, ON where it is being prepared for delivery as C-GIWD. The personalized registration has previously been carried on a Citation 750, an EC-120B helicopter and a DHC-2.
426 - DHC-6-300 C-GXXB Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB
Flew Calgary-Int’l, AB - Colorado Springs, CO - McAllen-Miller, TX - Liberia 10/11-Oct-2018 en route to Antarctica.
953 - DHC-6-400 C-FGAL Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC
Updating entry for 04-Oct-2018; registration cancelled 09-Oct-2018 on export to Indonesia as PK-IVP.
Regent Aircraft Services and AMR Inc. recovers MSN 455 from a hillside near Simikot, Nepal.
The team of 6 was able to disassemble the aircraft using primitive gin poles and come-alongs as well as a locals tractor. The wings and fuselage were slung under a MI-17 helicopter to Nepalgunj where the aircraft was loaded into sea containers for the voyage to Calgary Canada.
The aircraft will be rebuilt at Regent's facility in Calgary and offered for sale in 2019.