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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
8Q-MAP
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Series 300

G-BFGP • RP-C-1217 • G-BFGP • C-GKBX • VP-LVT • C-GKBX • 8Q-MAP • C-GKBX • 8Q-MAP • C-GKBX

8Q-MAP

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

• G-BFGP de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON, Rolled out date 17-Dec-1977. First flight 09-Jan-1978.

• G-BFGP Delivered 21-Feb-1978 at Downsview to Brymon Airways, Plymouth, Devon, UK, Regd 22-Nov-1977.

• G-BFGP Sold to Aurigny Air Services, Guernsey, Channel Islands, UK. 01-May-1980.

• G-BFGP Sold to Spacegrand Aviation, Blackpool, UK. 10-May-1983.

• G-BFGP Leased to Brymon Airways, Plymouth, Devon, UK Apr-1984.

• G-BFGP Returned to Spacegrand Aviation, Blackpool, UK. By Jan 1985.

Noted Gatwick 23-May-1986 in Spacegrand colours and Brymon titles.

• G-BFGP Leased to JEA Jersey European Airways, Jersey. Channel Islands, GB. 1986.

• G-BFGP Returned to Spacegrand Aviation, Blackpool, UK. Date unknown.

• G-BFGP Sold to Hubbardair, Blackpool, UK (Guide Leasing, Jersey, Channel Islands, UK)19-Jan-1987.

• G-BFGP Returned to Guide Leasing, Jersey, Channel Islands, UK. Dec-1987.

• G-BFGP Leased to National Airways, Southend, UK. Dec-1987.

• G-BFGP Returned to Guide Leasing, Jersey, Channel Islands, UK. Sep-1988

• G-BFGP Sold to BAC Leasing, Southend on Sea, Essex, UK Sep-1988. Canx 21-Jul-1989.

• RP-C-1217 Leased to Aerolift Phillipines, Manila, PI, 21-Jul-1989.

• G-BFGP Returned to BAC Leasing, Southend on Sea, Essex, UK, 14-Mar-1990.Canx 26-Mar-1991.

• C-GKBX Sold to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB, 27-Mar-1991.

Flew via Glasgow, UK - Reykjavik, Iceland 29-Mar-1991, and arrived Calgary, AB 31-Mar-1991 on delivery

• C-GKBX Leased to Thai Flying Services, Jun-1993.

• C-GKBX Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB, 07-Oct-1994.

• VP-LVT Leased to Virgin Island Airways, Tortola.21-Dec-1994.

• C-GKBX Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB, 01-Feb-1996.

Flew via Memphis, TN - Lincoln, NE and arrived Calgary, AB 18-Feb-1996 on return

• C-GKBX Leased to Harbour Air, Vancouver, BC, 22-May-1996.

• C-GKBX Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB, Date unknown.

Cadors. Vancouver, BC. 06-Dec-1996. A report faxed to Vancouver FSS by the pilot of C-GKBX, indicated that the DH6 was northbound on the "salmon transit" at approx 500 feet above ground level about 1 mile north of the Sandheads fix when a C180 appeared at close range. The C180 was at approximately the same altitude, at its 9 o'clock position, on a heading of approximately 080 degrees. The pilot of the C180 gained visual contact of the DH6 and turned to the right to pass behind the DH6

• 8Q-MAP Leased to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male MI, 20-Mar-2001.

Flew via Birmingham, UK 28-Mar-2001, Muscat, Oman 30-Mar-2001 on delivery to Maldives

Flew via Heraklion, Greece - Basel, Switzerland - Coventry, UK - Keflavik, Iceland 05/06-Jul-2004 on return to Canada.

• C-GKBX Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB, 24-Jun-2005.Canx 05-Oct-2005.

• 8Q-MAP Leased to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male, MI, 05-Oct-2005.

• C-GKBX Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary AB. Regd 03-Jun-2009 Canx 07-Jan-2010.

Flew via Luxor, Egypt 10-Jun-2009 on return to Canada

• 8Q-MAP Sold to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male, MI Regd 09-Jan-2010 (Morgagee Seaplane Holdings A/S, Vedbaek, Denmark), Re regd 05-Apr-2012.

• 8Q-MAP Merged into Trans Maldivian Airways Pvt., Ltd., Male, Maldive Islands. (Morgagee - The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corp. Ltd) Regd 15-Aug-2013.

• 8Q-MAP Registered to Trans Maldivian Airways Pvt., Ltd., Male 15-Aug-2013.

Incident: Male International Airport 11-Jun-2015. Two float-equipped de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter aircraft (8Q-MAP and 8Q-TMG) sustained damage in a ground collision accident. 8Q-TMG was attempting to taxy away from the dock when a collision occurred. The no. 1 engine of 8Q-TMG contacted and destroyed a large portion of the rudder of 8Q-MAP. 8Q-TMG sustained damage to the no. 1 engine. There were no personal injuries.

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• Revised format Sep-2019 • Data updated 20-Sep-2019 • Revised format and four images added 16-Dec-2019 •

G-BFGP at London / Gatwick - EGKK.
Photo: Unknown photographer © July 1979 - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection
G-BFGP in BRYMON livery.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown (1980) - Michael J. Ody Collection
G-BFGP in early AURIGNY colours at Alderney.
Photos: Ron Kosys © 23 May 1980
G-BFGP in later AURIGNY colours at Alderney.
Photo: Nigel Chalcraft © October 1980 - Michael J. Ody Collection
G-BFGP in SPACEGRAND titles at Gatwick - EGKK.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 15 January 1985 - Michael J. Ody Collection
G-BFGP in BRYMON titles at Gatwick - EGKK.
Photo: Milslides © May 1986 - Erik Johannesson Collection
G-BFGP in the markings of HUBBARDAIR at Southend - EGMC.
Photo: Unknown photographer © March 1987 - Erik Johannesson Collection
8Q-MAP off Kuredu, Maldive Islands.
Photo: Stephen Rendle © 18 April 2009
8Q-MAP at the Male main base.
Photo: Jeremy Denton © 04 April 2013