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Series 300

N933MA • N252SA


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

• N933MA de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 26-Feb-1979. First flight 08-Mar-1979.

• N933MA Delivered to Metro Airlines, Houston, TX., 28-Mar-1979.

• N933MA SHG Corporation, Houston, TX. Regd Oct-1979.

• N933MA Sold to Sunaire, Dec-1985.

Change of name to Aviation Associates (Eastern Metro Express), Aug-1987.

• N933MA Repossessed by MCC Aircraft Leasing, McLean, VA., Jul-1994.

• N933MA Leased to Air Moorea, Tahiti, French Polynesia. Date unknown.

• N933MA Returned to MCC Aircraft Leasing, McLean, VA. Date unknown.

Withdrawn from use & stored at Opa-locka, FL - noted there from Nov-1994

• N933MA Sold to Twin Otter International, Las Vegas, NV., 05-Apr-1996. Regd 17-May-1996.

• N252SA Re regd to Twin Otter International, Las Vegas, NV., 22-Jul-1996.

• N252SA Leased to Hewlett Packard, Palo Alto, CA., by Dec-2000.

Incident: 14-Dec-2000. On climb out from Sacramento International Airport, when operated by Hewlett Packard a female passenger opened a rear emergency exit and jumped out of the airplane. A male passenger attempted to restrain her, but she was too far out of the door when he realized what was happening and could not hold onto her. Due to the noise in the cabin and passenger shock, the flight crew did not realize they were missing anyone until after arrival at San José. The FBI, NTSB, and local law enforcement conducted independent investigations concerning this incident. The FAA investigation found no violations of procedures or regulations.

• N252SA Returned to Twin Otter International, Las Vegas, NV., by-Sep-2002.

Airworthiness certificate: Restricted, Aerial surveying, 03-Apr-2008.

• N614AR Re regd to Twin Otter International, Las Vegas, NV., 10-Apr-2008.

Flew.07-May-2014 Keflavik, Iceland - Prestwick, UK. The aircraft has been working primarily from Hagerstown, MD since early 2014, however the aircraft subsequently flew across the North Atlantic, using the call-sign Crook23.

• Current •


N933MA at Opa Locka - KOPF, Florida.
Photo: Unknown photographer © April 1995 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N6I4AR at Ostend - EBOS, Belgium.
Photo: Nik Deblauwe © December 2014