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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 200
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Series 200


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

• N563MA de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 21-Dec-1968. First flight 22-Jan-1969.

• N563MA MAC - Miami Aviation Corporation. Delivered 04-Mar-1969.

• N563MA American National Bank of Jacksonville, FL. Regd Jul-1969.

• N563MA Leased to New York Airways, La Guardia, New York City, NY. Regd Jul-1969.

• N563MA Returned to American National Bank of Jacksonville, FL. Regd Sep-1969.

• N563MA Leased to Air Indies, St. Thomas, Puerto Rico. Regd Sep-1969.

• N563MA Returned to American National Bank of Jacksonville, FL. Regd 1971.

• N563MA AAI - Alaska Aeronautical Industries Anchorage, AK. Regd 1971.

SDR Incident 14-Jun-1974. An 8.5 inch by 1.5 inch piece of outboard wheel half rim of main landing gear was broken off. Visual exam showed an old crack.

SDR Incident. 16-Aug-1974. Engine surged on take off. Torque actuation lever out of rig, causing prop control to interfere with fuel control.

• N563MA Kaymar Associates Inc., Mobile, AL. Regd 06-May-1977. Canx 03-Mar-1978.

Accident: Near Iliamna, AK 06-Jun-1977. Crashed into a glacier on mountain at the 7,000 foot level. while en route from Iliamna AK to Anchorage AK - Two crew and 11 passengers killed. The aircraft was written off. The situation of the wreck did not allow recovery of the bodies or the wreckage at the time. NTSB report DCA77AA026

Written off

N563MA of AAI at Anchorage, Alaska.
Photo: John Stewart © August 1972