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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 200
P2-MCR
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Series 200

N5216 • VH-BMG • P2-MFY

P2-MCR

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

• N5216 de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date unknown. First flight 10-Mar-1969. Remained stored as initially unsold.

• N5216 Sold to Australian Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, ACT., Australia. Nov-1969.

• N5216 Accepted by Australian Bureau of Mineral Resources at Downsview, ON. 22-Dec-1969 and passed to ferry Company.

• N5216 Floair Inc., Wichita, KS. Regd 22-12-1969. Canx 02-Feb-1970.

Departed Downsview on the ferry flight via Oakland, CA to Australia - January 05, 1970. Arrived Sydney-Bankstown on completion of the ferry flight - February 03, 1970.

• VH-BMG Regd to Australian Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, ACT., Australia, 03-Feb-1970.

Incident: The aircraft was damaged at Darwin whilst being towed - July 09, 1977. Repaired and returned to service.

• VH-BMG H. C. Sleigh Aviation, Melbourne - Essendon, VIC. Regd 1982.

Note: Withdrawn from service and stored at Melbourne – Essendon 18-Jun-1984 and registration cancelled 16-Jul-1984.

• VH-BMG H C Sleigh Aviation, Essendon, VIC. Re-regd 18-Jun-1987. Canx Jul-1988.

• P2-MFY Sold to MAF - Missionary Aviation Fellowship, Mount Hagen, Port Moresby, PNG. Regd 22-Jul-1988.

• P2-MCR Sold to Airlines PNG, Port Moresby, PNG. Regd 22-Apr-2008. Canx May-2017.

Note: Test flown from Cairns, QLD 31-Aug-2018. On 01-Sep-2018 it flew Cairns, QLD - Port Moresby. NCD on delivery.

• P2-ASL Air Sanga Ltd., Boroko, Port Moresby, PNG. Sep-2018

Note Test flown from Cairns on 15-Jan-2019 following maintenance. Next day flew Cairns, QLD – Port Moresby, PNG on 16-Jan-2019..

• P2-MCR Sold to Airlines PNG., Port Moresby, PNG. Regd 22-Apr-2008. Canx May-2017.

Note: Test flown from Cairns, QLD 31-Aug-2018. On 01-Sep-2018 it flew Cairns, QLD - Port Moresby. NCD on delivery.

• P2-ASL Air Sanga Ltd., Boroko, Port Moresby, PNG., Sep-2018

Note Test flown from Cairns on 15-Jan-2019 following maintenance. Next day flew Cairns, QLD – Port Moresby, PNG on 16-Jan-2019..

• Current •

(N)5216 after arrival in Australia.
Photo: Unknown photographer © March 1970 - Michael J. Ody Collection
VH-BMG at Canberra - YSCB, ACT, Australia.
Photo: R. Currie © 11 January 1977 - Michael J. Ody Collection
VH-BMG Bureau of Mineral Resources.
Photo: Unknown photographer © date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection
VH-BMG working at Broken Hill - YBHI, South Australia.
Photos: Bob Wiseman © 07 September 1981 - Lance Higgerson Collection
VH-BMG at Adelaide getting some TLC.
Photos: Bob Wiseman © Date unknown - Lance Higgerson Collection
VH-BMG of MAF at Ballarat - YBLT, Victoria, Australia.
Photo: Unknown photographer © September 1987 - Michael J. Ody Collection
Photo: Unknown photographer © September 1987 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
P2-MFY operating in PNG for the MAF
Photo: Unknown photographer © May 2007 - Michael J. Ody Collection