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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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731

Series 300

N915MA

C-FWLG

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

• N915MA de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out on unknown date First flight 25-Nov-1980.

• N915MA Metroflight (Metro Airlines), Houston, TX. Delivered 04-Dec-1980.

• N915MA Transferred to Sunaire, St Croix, USVI., Aug-1985.

• N915MA Name changed to Eastern Metro Express, St Croix, USVI., 05-Dec-1985.

• N915MA Sunaire, Saint Croix, USVI [Aviation Associates, Saint Croix, USVI]. Registered Aug-1987

• N915MA Sunaire, Saint Croix, USVI [Metro Leasing, Irving, TX]. Registered 09-Mar-1989

• N915MA Sunaire, Saint Croix, USVI [MCC Aircraft Leasing, McLean, VA]. Registered 27-Nov-1989

• N915MA Sunaire Express, Saint Croix, USVI [MCC Aircraft Leasing, McLean, VA]. Registered Dec-1990

• N915MA Repossessed by MCC Aircraft Leasing, McLean, VA., 29-Jul-1994

Note: Withdrawn from use & stored at Opa-locka, FL & noted there 05-Nov-1994

• C-FWLG Provincial Airlines Ltd, St Johns, NL. Regd 27-Sep-1995 & 22-Jun-2001. Operated by Innu Mikun Airlines by-Mar-2006. Canx 20-Aug-2012.

Accident: Natuashish Airport, NL an uncontrolled airstrip about 170nm north of Goose Bay. 04-Nov-2008 This aircraft and the Air Labrador de Havilland DHC-6-300 Twin Otter C FGON were both manoeuvring for final approach to Runway 30 at the. Neither flight crew was aware of the other aircraft. At 0947 Atlantic standard time, the two aircraft collided in mid-air. The Provincial Airlines flight crew realized that a mid-air collision had occurred; the Air Labrador flight crew did not. The right aileron of the Provincial Airlines aircraft sustained substantial damage and the left horizontal stabilizer of the Air Labrador aircraft sustained minor damage. Both aircraft landed safely without further incident. There were no reported injuries. Both aircraft were being operated in accordance with visual flight rules.

• C-FWLG Re regd to Provincial Airlines, St. John's, NL (PAL Airlines Ltd. St. Johns, NL) 22-Aug-2012.

• C-FWLG Transferred to Air Borealis Ltd., (PAL Airlines Ltd) Goose Bay, NL., 16-Jun-2017.

• C-FWLG Re registered directly to Air Borealis Ltd., Goose Bay, NL., 17-Sep-2019.

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N915MA in METRO AIRLINES service.
Photo: Unknown photographer © June 1983 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N915MA of EASTERN METRO EXPRESS, at Saint Croix.
Photo: Unknown photographer © December 1986 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-FWLG loads up.
Photo: Peter Wollenberg © 17 September 2009 - Aird Archives
C-FWLG at Goose Bay - CYYR.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 21 June 2015 - Aird Archives