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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 200
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Series 200

CF-HMP • N65169 • N931MA


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

• CF-HMP de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 24-May-1968. First flight 15-Oct-1968.

• (CF-HMP) Atlas Aviation, Resolute Bay, NT. Regd but not del Sep-1968. NTU.

• N65169 de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Regd, 11-Nov-1968.

• N65169 Aero Commuter, Long Beach, CA. Delivered 19-Nov-1968.

• N65169 Catalina Airlines. Regd 1968.

• N65169 Merged into Golden West Airlines, Van Nuys, CA. Regd Jul-1969.

• N65169 Leased to Air North. Burlington, VT. Regd Aug-1969.

• N65169 Returned to Golden West Airlines. Regd Dec-1969.

• N65169 Leased to Winship Air Services, Anchorage. AK. Regd May-1971.

• N65169 Returned to Golden West Airlines. Regd Dec-1971.

• N65169 Air New England, Boston. MA. Regd May-1972.

• N65169 Twin Otter Ltd., Galveston, TX. Regd 17-Jan-1977.

• N931MA Metro Airlines, Houston, TX.. Regd Mar-1977.

• N931MA Royale Airlines, Shreveport, LA. Regd 30-Sep-1985.

• N931MA Pacestar, Miami, FL. Regd 24-Apr-1986.

• N931MA Leased to Resort Commuter (Trans World Express) Santa Ana, CA. Regd 27-Jun-1986.

• N931MA Pacestar, Miami, FL. Regd 06-Apr-1987.

• N931MA Jim Slemons Imports, Newport Beach, CA. Regd 06-Apr-1987.

• N931MA Leased to Resort Commuter (Trans World Express) Santa Ana, CA. Regd date unknown.

• N931MA Pacific Business Credit, Portland, OR. Regd 11-May-1987.

Accident: Palmdale California. 04-Aug-1987., The aircraft operating as Transworld Express Flight 7591, from Los Angeles to Lancaster, & a Cessna 172N, N737EV, collided about 10 miles West/southwest of Palmdale, CA., at about 5,500 ft msl. TWE 7591 was descending on a 355 deg mag heading; N737EV was level and was maintaining a 060 deg mag heading. The capt aboard TWE 7591 was flying the airplane & the first officer observed the Cessna just prior to impact and took the controls and executed an abrupt right turn; the Capt then continued the descending right turn but to no avail - the airplane's left Wing collided with the Cessna. The plt of the Cessna reported that he did not see TWE 7591 until the collision. The convergence angle of the Twin Otter was 53 deg and 62 deg for the Cessna. Both airplanes landed safely – The Twin Otter landed at William J. Fox airport, Lancaster, CA. & the cessna landed at Palmdale airport. Two crew and six passengers uninjured. NTSB report LAX87FA290A.

• N931MA Pal Air International, Tonopah, NV. Regd 09-Sep-1990.

• N931MA Lighthawk Inc., Sante Fe, NM. Regd 18-Oct-1990.

• N931MA Costa Nica, Miami, FL. Regd 11-Feb-1993.

• TI-ATZ Aviones Taxi Aereo, San Jose, Costa Rica, 22-Jun-1993.

• Current •

Photo: Unknown photographer © December 1968 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N65169 at Long Beach - Golden West titles.
Photo: Jay Sherlock © c. December 1969 - Aird Archives
N65169 at Long Beach - spot the changes.
Photo: Jay Sherlock © January 1970 - Aird Archives
N65169 in NORTH-AIR titles.
Photo: Unknown photographer © October 1969 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N65169 of AirNewEngland shown here at Toronto's CYYZ.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 04 April 1973 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N931MA of Resort at SNA.
Photo: C. Stewart © 24 June 1986 - Michael J. Ody Collection
Photo: Unknown photographer © October 1986 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
N931MA very bruised at Lancaster - KWJF, California.
Photo: Unknown photographer © September 1987 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N931MA at LAX working with Pan Am.
Photo: B. Gore © 20 November 1988 - Michael J. Ody Collection
TI-ATZ at home in Costa Rica.
Photo: Unknown photographer © January 2007 - Michael J. Ody Collection
TI-ATZ woops.
Photo: Unknown photographer © January 2010 - Michael J. Ody Collection