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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 100
N202RH
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Series 100

N374MA • N950JM • C-GEAW • N44693

N202RH

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

N374MA de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 07-Sep-1967. First flight 13-Oct-1967.

N374MA MAC - Miami Aviation Corporation, Opa Locka, FL. Delivered 28-Oct-1967.

N374MA Western Air Services, San Juan, PR. 28-Oct-1967.

N374MA Merged into Tradewinds & Western, San Juan, PR. Regd Mar-1968.

N374MA Returned to MAC - Miami Aviation Corporation, Opa Locka, Florida May-1968.

N374MA Leased to Cape & Islands Flying Service. Regd 03-Aug-1969.

N950JM Returned to Mackey International Airlines, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Regd 28-Nov-1969.

N950JM Sold to Mackey International, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Regd 28-Nov-1969.

Note: Reported as severely damaged by a hurricane at an unknown location on 10-Dec-1969 but no recorded hurricanes in the area in which Mackey operated during the period in question.

Accident Report: Miami, FL. 09-Jul-1971. Number 1 engine failed. Internally caught fire.

N950JM Sold to F. B. Ayer & Associates, New York. Operated by Mackey International, Fort Lauderdale, FL 28-Mar-1973.

Note: A work package completed 29-Jan-1974 for F. B. Ayer – Installation of original short nose and addition of two cabin emergency exits.

N950JM Returned to F. B. Ayer & Associates, New York, NY., 1974.

Note Provisional approval for import into Canada issued 02-Jan-1975.

Note: At Fort Lauderdale 23-Feb-1975 still undergoing maintenance at Mackey; arrived Vancouver by 13-Mar-1975.

C-GEAW Sold to Air West Airlines. Vancouver, BC. 22-Nov-1974. Regd 06-Dec-1974.

Note: Provisional approval for import to Canada issued 02-Jan-1975.

Noted at Fort Lauderdale 23-Feb-1975 still undergoing maintenance at Mackey; arrived Vancouver by 13-Mar-1975

C-GEAW Became Airwest Airlines, Vancouver, BC. Regd Apr-1979.

C-GEAW Merged into Air BC, Vancouver, BC. Regd 01-Dec-1980.

Accident: Victoria Harbour, BC 18-Dec-1980. Fuselage badly damaged by the propeller of a company Turbo Beaver whilst parked. The aircraft was transported to Vancouver and then to Calgary where it was repaired.

Note: Withdrawn from use at Vancouver 29-Mar-1983.

C-GEAW Sold to de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Regd 14-Sep-1983.

N44693 Associates Leasing Inc, Portland, OR. Regd 05-Oct-1983.

N44693 Leased to RHAS - Royal Hawaiian Air Service. Honolulu, HI. Regd 05-Oct-1983.

N202RH Re regd to RHAS - Royal Hawaiian Air Service. Honolulu, HI. Mar-1984.

N202RH Sold to Jack Wall Aircraft Sales, Memphis, TN. Regd 16-Jul-1986.

N202RH Leased to Maui Airlines. Newport Beach, CA Regd 1987. (Poss Manu’a Airlines American Samoa).

Accident: Location currently unknown.28-Jul-1987. Bounced onto wet grass beside runway on touchdown. Directional control was lost, aircraft careened into an earth ridge.

N202RH Returned to Jack Wall Aircraft Sales, Memphis, TN.

N202RH Sold to Samoa Aviation, Pago Pago, AS. Regd Jan-1988. Canx 21-Sep-1989.

Accident: Tau, Manua, American Samoa. 17-Jun-1988.The captain, who was flying the aircraft from the right seat, entered a right-hand traffic pattern for landing. A left quartering, 15 knot head wind was gusting across the airport. Upon turning to the final aproach the captain reduced the aircrafts engine power to the low speed range for the visual approach. As the aircraft neared the runway the rate of descent accelerated. The undercarriage collapsed on landing. Damaged beyond local repair. Two crew and 14 passengers uninjured.

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N950JM of MACKEY INTERNATIONAL at Fort Lauderdale - KFLL, Florida.
Photo: Unknown photographer © April 1973 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GEAW at Vancouver South AIR WEST facility.
Photo: Brent Wallace © 20 March 1975 - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection
C-GEAW at Coal Harbour - Vancouver.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 31 January 1976
C-GEAW at Vancouver's Downtown Terminal, British Columbia.
Photo: John Kimberley © August 1979 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-GEAW at Vancouver's South Terminal, British Columbia.
Photo: John Kimberley © January 1980 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-GEAW oh my!
Photo: John Kimberley © January 1981 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-GEAW devoid of titles at Vancouver - CYVR.
Photo: John Kimberley © August 1983 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N44693 ROYAL HAWAIIAN AIR SERVICE at Honolulu-International, Hawaii.
Photo: John Kimberley © October 1984 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N202RH with registration changed, at Honolulu.
Photo: John Wegg © March 1985 - Erik Johannesson Collection