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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 300

N662MA • ZK-TFS • C-FMUS • C-FMUS • N41991 • N573SA


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

• N662MA de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 19-Jun-1978. First flight 19-Jun-1978.

• N662MA Delivered to ARAMCO - Arabian American Oil Company, 22-Jul-1978.

• N662MA Sold to Southern Cross Aviation, Mena, AR., Dec-1995.

Ferried via Reykjavik, Iceland - Shoreham, UK 24-Jul-1978 and Kerkyra, Greece 25-Jul-1978, and arrived Christchurch, NZ 12-Jan-1995, being ferried by Southern Cross Aviation for Mount Cook Airlines.

• ZK-TFS Sold to Mount Cook Airlines, Christchurch, NZ. 19-Dec-1995.

• ZK-TFS Change of title to Tourism Flightseeing, Queenstown, NZ. 30-Jun-1998. Canx 05-Aug-1998.

Departed Auckland, New Zealand 07-Aug-1998 on delivery to Canada.

• C-FMUS Sold to Guay Inc., Edmonton, AB., Regd 19-Aug-1998 & 28-Aug-1998.


• C-FMUS Leased to Québec Labrador Aviation Ltée, Sept Îles, QC, 28-Aug-1998.

• C-FMUS Returned to Guay Inc., Québec City, QC. Based Alma, QC. 13-May-2003. Canx 30-Dec-2003.

• N41991 Sold to Seaborne Virgin Islands Inc Airlines, Christiansted, St Croix, US Virgin Islands, 30-Dec-2003. Regd 31-Dec-2003.

• N573SA Re regd to Seaborne Airlines, St Croix, US Virgin Islands, 09-Jul-2004.

• N573SA Sold to Coastal Arizona Airways, Phoenix, AZ. Regd 11-Sep-2006.

• N573SA Lease continued to Seaborne Airlines, St Croix, US Virgin Islands, 09-Nov-2006.

Note: While with Seaborne between 25-Sep-2006 and 11-Aug-2008 the aircraft suffered 33 Seriesvice Difficulty Reports.

• N573SA Paradise Lending LLC., Scottsville, AZ. Regd 08-Apr-2010. Canx 23-Nov-2010 on export to Papua New Guinea.

• P2-KSM Sold to HeavyLift, Waigani, PNG. Nov-2010.Canx in 2018.

Note: Fuselage on wheels seen at Cairns, QLD during 2012 and still in same condition as recently as May-2013.

Note: Seen at Cairns 22-Feb-2017 on long term rebuild.

Flew Cairns, QLD - Honiara - Tarawa 06/07-May-2018 on lease to Air Kiribati.

• P2-KSM. Leased to Air Kiribati, Tarawa. 06-May-2018.

• Current •


N662MA at Shoreham - EGKA, United Kingdom.
Photo: Unknown photographer © August 1978 - Michael J. Ody Collection
ZK TFS at Queenstown - NZQN, New Zealand.
Photo: Robbie Shaw © 24 November 1995 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
N573SA at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Dave Subelack © 31 August 2010 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N573SA at Cairns - YBCS, Queensland.
Photo: FNQSKIES © 12 January 2013 - Erik Johannesson Collection
Photo: Unknown photographer © 31 May 2013 - Erik Johannesson Collection