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Series 300

N26RM • HZ-PL3 • N999AK • 5Y-BHR • ZS-OVJ • 5Y-BPW • ZS-OVJ • ZS-LGN • 5Y-GGG • ZS-LGN


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

• N26RM de Havilland Canada Inc.,  Downsview, ON. Rolled out 21-May-1974. First flight 28-May-1974.

• N26RM Rocky Mountain Airways, Denver, CO. Delivered 31-May-1974.

Incident: En route, 03-Aug-1973. Both Generators go off line in turbulence. The right one was reset and split between the two engines. It was found that the left generator had shorted out possibly by a loose screw.

• HZ-PL3 Sold to Saudi Ministry of Petroleum - East West Crude Pipeline Project, Riyadh Sep-1979.

Flew via Prestwick, UK 05-Oct-1979, and Nice, France 06-Oct-1979 on delivery.

• N999AK Aircraft Marketing Inc., Rockville, MD. Jan-1988.

• N999AK Aviation Services Inc.,  Dover, DE. 01-Feb-1988.

• N999AK Sold to Aircraft Marketing Leasing Corporation, Johnstown, PA. Regd 31-Aug-1989. Canx 02-Jan-1991.

• N999AK Leased to Air Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya, 28-Aug-1990.

Noted at Nairobi-Wilson 28-Aug-1990.

• N999AK Aircraft Marketing Leasing Corporation, Johnstown, PA. Canx 02-Jan-1991 on export to Kenya.

• 5Y-BHR Re-regd to Air Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya, 31-Dec-1990.

• ZS-OVJ Sold to Executive Turbine, Lanseria, Johannesburg, RSA 15-May-2002.

• 5Y-BPW Leased to unknown operator, 25-Jul-2002.

• ZS-OVJ Returned to Executiver Turbine, Lanseria, Johannesburg, RSA by-Jan-2003.

• ZS-LGN Re regd to ZS-OVJ Partnership, Lanseria, Johannesburg, RSA 03-Mar-2003.

• 5Y-GGG Leased to Naturelink Air Charters, (Pretoria South Africa). 31-Oct-2003.

Note: Was based at Mombasa, Kenya operating to various nature reserves.

• ZS-LGN Returned to ZS-OVJ Partnership, 03-Nov-2004.

• ZS-LGN Leased to Air Service International, Warrenton, VA. Nov-2004.

• 5Y-PJP Air Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya, 11-Nov-2005.

Airworthiness Cert. 28-Nov-2005.

• 5Y-PJP Air Kenya, (Aeronave Ltd & Air Kenya Express, Nairobi). Regd 13-Sep-2010.

• Current •

N26RM of ROCKY MOUNTAIN with panier, at Denver - Stapleton, Colorado.
Photo: Unknown photographer © September 1978 - Jay Sherlock Collection - Aird Archives
HZ-PL3 at Iqaluit - CYFB.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection
5Y-BHR at Nairobi / Wilson - HKNW, Kenya.
Photo: Unknown photographer © June 1991 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
Photo: Chris Buckley © June 1992 - Aird Archives
Photo: Unknown photographer © April 1993 - Erik Johannesson Collection
5Y-BHR slight change in titles, at Nairobi / Wilson - HKNW, Kenya.
Photo: Unknown photographer © April 2002 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
Photo: Unknown photographer © June 2006 - Michael J. Ody Collection