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Series 200

N659E • (N872SA) • N659E • N930MA • N220EA


• Registration • Activity and details of Owner/Operator and other historical information

• N659E de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 23-Nov-1968. First flight 08-Dec-1968.

• N659E MAC - Miami Aviation Corporation, Opa Locka, FL. Delivered 17-Dec-1968.

• N659E K.S. Beinecke. Regd 17-Dec-1968.

• N659E Leased to Executive Airlines, Boston, MA. Poss subsidiary at subsidiary at Sarasota, FL. Regd 17-Dec-1968.

• N659E Randolph Computer Corporation, Greenwich, CT. Regd date unknown.

• N659E Shawnee Airlines, Orlando, FL. Regd Oct-1971.

• (N872SA) Shawnee Airlines (ntu ) Oct-1971.

• N930MA Air New England, Boston, MA. Regd May-1973.

• N930MA Twin Otter Ltd., Galveston, TX. Regd Jan-1977.

• N930MA Leased to Metro Airlines, Houston, TX. Regd Jan-1977.

• N930MA Sunaire (Eastern Island Express), St. Croix, USVI. Regd 1985.

• N930MA Metroflight, Irving, TX. Regd 25-Oct-1985.

• N930MA Metroflight, Irving, TX. Code shared as Eastern Metro Express, St. Croix, USVI. Nov-1985.

• N930MA Aviation Assoc (Eastern Metro Express Airlines), St. Croix, USVI. Regd date unknown.

Accident: San Juan PR. 29-Nov-1986. The aircraft was damaged in a takeoff accident. The pilot stated that on takeoff roll as the nose wheel was lifted at approx 60 knots, the aircraft veered sharply to the left, ran off the runway and collided with the glide slope building. No evidence was found during the examination of the aircraft structure, flight control systems or right powerplant to suggest a failure or malfunction prior to impact with the glide slope building Substantial damage but repaired. Two crew uninjured.

• N930MA Name changed back to Sunaire Express, (a new company), St. Croix, USVI. Regd 1992.

• N930MA Alberta Aircraft Leasing, Las Vegas, NV. Regd 11-Apr-1994.

• N930MA Leased to Skydive Arizona, Eloy, AZ. Regd 01-May-1994.

• N930MA Returned to Alberta Aircraft Leasing, Las Vegas, NV. Regd date unknown.

Airworthiness date: 18-Mar-1998.

• N930MA Leased to Larry Hill, Marion, MT. Regd 21-May-1998.

• N930MA Returned to Alberta Aircraft Leasing, Las Vegas, NV. Regd 12-Apr-2000.

• N930MA Leased to Skydive Arizona, Eloy, AZ. Regd date unknown.

• N930MA Returned to Alberta Aircraft Leasing, Las Vegas, NV. Regd 2001.

• N220EA Alberta Aircraft Leasing, Las Vegas, NV. Regd 03-Mar-2001.

• N220EA Sold to Eagle Air Transport, Ottawa, IL. 27-Dec-2001. Regd 26-Feb-2002.

Service Difficulty Report 11-Jun-2005. On descent to Tecumseh, MI, the right emergency exit opened and fell to the ground. The pilot was unable to determine if any of the 19 parachute jumpers in the cabin tampered with the handle. There was no damage to the aircraft or defect found with the emergency exit frame.

• N220EA Kevin McCole, Dunbarton, NH. Regd 16-Aug-2007.

Flew 05-May-2012 Clarksburg, WV – Orange, MA - for Skydive Oregon. likely related to the Cinco de Mayo Boogie being held at Skydive Orange.

• N190KM Re regd to Kevin McCole, Brookline, NH. Resd 09-Dec-2008 Regd date unknown.

• N190KM Fayard Enterprises LLC., Wake Forest, NC. Regd 02-Aug-2017. Operated by Skydive Carolina.

• N190KM Airstar Aviation Inc., Chester, CA. Regd 24-Sep-2018. Skydive Carolina.

• Current •

Latest update

• Revised Format and updated data and one image added 21-May-2020 • Added one image 23-May-2020 •

N659E at Hyannis / Barnstable Municipal - HYA, Massachusetts.
Photo: Bruce Drum © 30 August 1969 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N659E at Disney World "STOL Port".
Photo: Bob Garrard © c.1971 - Aird Archives
N659E at the same location with Air New England livery.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 12 October 1973 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N659E turning around at Boston - Logan hub. Fl/n 659.
Photo: L. Potoski © 29 May 1976 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N930MA at Houston - KIAH, Texas.
Photo: Gary Vincent © September 1981 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N930MA of METRO AIRLINES at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: D. Dunsmore © June 1984 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N930MA of Eastern Island Express.
Photo: Unknown photographer © November 1985 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N930MA now with Eastern Metro Express.
Photo: Unknown photographer © May 1986 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N930MA still with exposed gear legs.
Photo: N. Raith © February 1989 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N190KM with Skydive Carolina at Chester, South Carolina.
Photo: Total Flight Solutions © 02 May 2020 - via Gene Stuart - Aird Archives