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msn 375
DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
8Q-MBF
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msn 375

Series 300

SE-GEC • F-GFAE • C-GIZQ • TR-LDH • F-GJDS • C-GHAZ • SX-BMG • C-GIZQ

8Q-MBF

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

• SE-GEC de Havilland Canada Inc.,  Downsview, ON. Rolled out -1973. First flight -1973.

• SE-GEC Crownair Swedish Ltd., AB., Solna, Sweden. Interim Registration Aug-1973. Delivered 28-Aug-1973.

• SE-GEC Crownair AB., Bromma, Sweden, 11-Feb-1974.

• SE-GEC Leased to Linjeflyg 1974.

• SE-GEC Re named Crownair Flygtjänst AB., - Swedair, Bromma, Sweden, 30-Dec-1975.

• SE-GEC Returned to Swedair Crownair Flygtjänst AB., Dec-1975.

• SE-GEC Svensk Flygtjänst AB., Stockholm, Sweden, Mar-1976. Canx 03-Jan-1985.

• F-GFAE Sold to TAT - Transport Aerien Transregional, Tours, France. [Ste. Concord Finance, Tours] Regd 03-Jan-1985. Canx 24-Jan-1991.

Noted parked at Tours 29-Oct-1990, 11-Nov-1990, 26-Nov-1990 with TAT titles removed.

Flew Dinard, France - Reykjavik, Iceland 30-Apr-1991 on delivery to Canada.

• C-FKDN Sold to Ashe Aircraft Enterprises, Springbank, AB., 24-Apr-1991 Regd 08-May1991.

Noted at Springbank, AB 29-Jul-1991 & flew via Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON on 02-Aug-1991. Then 04-Aug-1991 via Santa Maria, Azores, Dakar-Senegal. Finally10-Aug-1991 to Port Gentil, Gabon.

• TR-LDH Air Inter Gabon, Libreville.  10-Aug-1991.Regd Sep-1991.

• TR-LDH Returned to Sataircraft A/S., Copenhagen, Denmark, Jun-1996.

• F-GJDS Leased to Challeng'air, Brussels, Belgium. (SNC Alizes).1998.

Noted at Tabiteuea, Kiribati 08-Jul-1996, Libreville, Gabon 05-Sep-1997, Toussus Le Noble, France 21-Sep-1997.

• F-GJDS Returned to Sataircraft A/S., Copenhagen, Denmark. Dec-1998.

• F-GJDS Leased Savoie Airlines, Chambery, France, Dec-1998.

Noted at Geneva, Switzerland 16-Jan-1999, Nice, France 15-Mar-1999, all white with black titles.

Noted at Winnipeg, MB Sep-2000 through Nov-2001 on overhaul.

• C-GHAZ Harbour Air, Vancouver, BC, Regd 20-Apr-2004. Canx 12-Jul-2004 on export to Greece.

• SX-BMG Pegasus Aviation, 12-Jul-2004.

Flew Altenrhein, Switzerland - Corfu, Greece 09-Feb-2005 following repaint for United Nations.

• SX-BMG Leased to United Nations Organisation, 11-Feb-2005.

• SX-BMG Returned to Air Sea Lines, Gouvia, Corfu, Greece. (Pegasus Aviation dba) 12-Jul-2005.

Note: Repainted at Bratislava, Slovakia and then noted at Altenrhein, Switzerland 10-Jun-2005 back in full Air Sea c/s.

Note. Floats re-installed & noted on Lake Constance 20-Jul-2005 for delivery back to Greece.

Note: Air Sea Lines suspended operations Oct-2008; aircraft remained docked at Gouvia, Corfu.

Flew Gouvia, Greece - Lake Constance, Switzerland 22-Jun-2009 for storage at Altenrhein.

• C-GIZQ Flightline Investments Inc., Calgary, AB. Regd 04-Nov-2010. Canx & deleted 22-Dec-2010.

• 8Q-MBF Maldivian Air Taxi Pvt., Ltd., Male, Republic of Maldives. Regd 26-Dec-2010 (Morgagee Seaplane Holdings A/S., Vedbaek, Denmark.) 05-Apr-2012.

• 8Q-MBF Merged into Trans Maldivian Airways, Male. Republic of Maldives. 15-Aug-2013.

• Current •

SE-GEC of CROWNAIR.
Photo: Mark Coles © Date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection
SE-GEC starts up at Copenhagen / Kastrup - EKCH, Denmark.
Photo: Peter Murphy ©November 1976 - Jay Sherlock Collection - Aird Archives
C-FKDN at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Anthony J. Hickey © August 1991 - Michael J. Ody Collection
F-GJDS at Winnipeg - CYWG, Manitoba.
Photo:Tim Martin © 11 September 2002
SX-BMG of AirSea Lines at Gouvia in Greece.
Photo: Frank Jaeger © 14 August 2008 - Erik Johannesson Collection
8Q-MBF at Male - VRMM, Maldive Islands.
Photo: Jeremy Denton © 04 April 2013