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Saturday, 9 January 2016

Aircraft Update 09-Jan-2016


562 - ATR-72-212 PR-PDD Passaredo Linhas Aéreas, Sao Paulo

09-Jan-2016 Rondonopolis, Brazil

Touched down in a soy field, 1000 feet short of the runway, and collided with a fence (with concrete pylons) before going around for a second approach. There were no injuries however the aircraft sustained considerable damage to fuselage, propellers and landing gear.

Summary/Photo courtesy of the Aviation Herald


U-151 - Beech B99 C-FPCD Keystone Air Service Ltd., Saint Andrews, MB

Registration cancelled 05-Jan-2016; the operating certificate of Keystone Air Service was suspended by Transport Canada in Oct-2015.

Below, a couple aircraft from the fleet of Milwaukee-based Freight Runners Express who operate a sizable fleet of 99's and 1900's in addition to other types.

N599CZ was built for Executive Airlines in 1969, and spent about thirteen years with Missionary Aviation before coming back to the U.S.A. in 1998.

MSN U-89 Beech 99A N599CZ
Freight Runners Express

Beech 1900C N191CZ is seen below, it had spent its entire career in Germany, initially being delivered to Russow Aviation in 1988. It was acquired by Freight Runners in 2007.

MSN UB-59 Beech 1900C N191CZ
Freight Runners Express


392 - DHC-8-106 N880EA Icecap LLC Trustee, Anchorage, AK (Ravn Alaska)

Flew Anchorage, AK - Whitehorse, YT - Edmonton-Int'l, AB - Winnipeg, MB 09-Jan-2016. I'd expect the aircraft is en route to an overhaul facility.


Aerorescue's Dornier 328 VH-PPQ below was built in 1995 for Jetstream International (who subsequently became PSA Airlines). It went to Australia in 2006.

MSN 3051 - Do328-110 VH-PPQ
Aerorescue Pty Ltd.
Melbourne-Essendon, VIC 24-Nov-2014
Alec Wilson Photo

Private Wings Dornier 328 D-CATZ is seen below at Dresden, it was originally delivered as a corporate shuttle aircraft for Bellsouth in the U.S.A. in 1997.

MSN 3090 - Do328-110 D-CATZ
Private Wings Flugcharter
Dresden 29-Nov-2011