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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 200
N187SA
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Series 200

N187SA

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

• N187SA de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 31-May-1968. First flight 31-May-1968.

• N187SA MAC - Miami Aviation Corporation, Opa Locka, FL. Delivered 20-Jun-1968.

• N187SA Reading Aviation Services. Reading, PA. Regd Aug-1968.

• N187SA Name changed to Suburban Airlines (Allegheny Commuter), Reading, PA. Regd Aug-1968.

• N187SA Precision Valley Aviation, dba Precision Airlines, Springfield, VT. Regd 01-Sep-1979.

• N187SA Jack Wall Aircraft Sales, Memphis, TN. Regd 14-Apr-1985.

• N187SA Leased to California Air Charter, Burbank, CA. Regd 09-Sep-1985.

Airworthiness Date: 23-Dec-1985.

• N187SA Name changed to Ameriflight, Burbank CA. Regd Jun-1987.

Incident: 06-May-1998. Took off with aileron gust lock engaged. Aborted and made a hard landing.

• N187SA Returned to Jack Wall Aircraft Sales, Memphis, TN. Regd Feb-1990.

• N187SA Multitrade International Inc., Camarillo, CA. Regd 23-Feb-1990.

• N187SA Ram Air International, Wilmington, DE. Regd 20-Apr-1990.

• N187SA Leased to Aeroperlas, Panama City, Panama. Regd Mar-1990.

Accident: near Contadora Island, 18-Apr-1990. Suffered a bird strike route from Panama City to Contado. The no. 2 engine failed and the aircraft entered a descending turn which continued until impact with the Caribbean Sea. Two crew and twenty passengers were killed and two passengers injured. Aircraft written off.

• N187SA Returned to Ram Air International, Wilmington, DE. Canx 23-Jul-1991.

Written off

N187SA newly arrived at Reading - KRDG, Pennsylvania.
Photo: Neil Aird © August 1968
N187SA all shiny and new!
Photo: Neil Aird © August 1968
N187SA of ALLEGHENY COMMUTER, at Lancaster - KLNS, Pennsylvania.
Photo: Elliot Greenspan © 12 March 1979
N187SA of AMERIFLIGHT at Los Angeles - KLAX, California.
Photo: Unknown photographer © January 1990 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N187SA at Boston - Logan, Massachusetts.
Photo: Unknown photographer © April 2004 - Erik Johannesson Collection