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Friday, 26 February 2016

Aircraft Update for 26-Feb-2016

112 - ATR-42-300 OY-CIU Danish Air Transport, Billund

As shown in the blog entry for 22-Feb-2016, this aircraft arrived Mexico City, DF 17-Feb-2016 still in full Pascan c/s. Possibly for Sunrise Airways in Haiti?

291 - ATR-42-320 SX-NIK Elix Assets 1 Ltd., Dublin (Sky Express, Heraklion, Greece)

Registered 24-Feb-2016, ex M-LUCA

560 - ATR-72-212A (500) OY-YAZ Nordic Aviation Capital, Billund

Registration cancelled 23-Feb-2016; this is the former B-22806 of TransAsia Airways that was acquired by NAC in Sep-2015, and seen in the blog photo on 22-Feb-2016.

1008 - ATR-42-600 V2-LIF Leeward Islands Air Transport, Antigua

Flew Québec City, QC - Fort Lauderdale, FL (FXE) - Antigua 25/26-Feb-2016 following maintenance at Premier Aviation.

338 - DHC-8-315 50338 U.S. Army, Fort Belvoir, VA

Noted at Tuscon, AZ 15-Feb-2016, ex N8300F as seen in the photograph below courtesy of Bill Word.

MSN 338 - DHC-8-315 50338
U.S. Army
Tucson, AZ 15-Feb-2016
Bill Word Photo

567 - DHC-8-315 N567WK U.S. Department of State, Patrick AFB, FL

Flew Budapest - Maastricht - Edinburgh 25/26-Feb-2016

4515 - DHC-8-402 C-FJWE Westjet Encore Ltd., Calgary, AB

Registered 24-Feb-2016

318 - CASA 212-200 N217BH Bighorn Airways, Sheridan, WY

Flew Sheridan, WY - McCook, NE - Mena, AR 08-Feb-2016 and Mena, AR - McCook, NE 25-Feb-2016 following painting. N217BH was delivered to Bighorn Airways from Australia on 03-Feb-2016.

N.055 - CASA 235-220M  M44-07 Royal Malaysian Air Force, Kuala Lumpur

Crash landed in shallow waters off Kuala Selangor, Malaysia 26-Feb-2016, there were no reported casualties to the eight aboard. The aircraft is seen below back in 2012.

MSN N.055 - CASA 235-220M M44-07
Royal Malaysian Air Force
Subang, 13-Jun-2012

208B-0541 - Cessna 208B N307PR Dog Is My Copilot Inc., Jackson, WY

Registered 24-Feb-2016, ex C-GDOX (see blog entry for 23-Feb-2016 as well)

208B-5149 - Cessna 208B/EX N3096D Eric Roberts, Pasco, WA

Flew Newton, KS - Chino, CA - Kona, HI 25/26-Feb-2016.

208B-5274 - Cessna 208B/EX N7122W Textron Aviation Inc., Wichita, KS

Flew Wichita, KS - South Saint Paul, MN 25-Feb-2016; next aircraft for Joy General Aviation in China?

160 - PAC 750XL 9N-AJB Air Kasthamandap, Kathmandu

Crashed while attempting emergency landing in a field near Tilkha, in mid-western Nepal 26-Feb-2016. The aircraft was carrying nine passengers, and a crew of two. 9N-AJB was delivered to Air Kasthamandap in Oct-2009. This is the second fatal accident in Nepal in as many days.

100-0150 - Kodiak 100 N150KQ Wells Fargo Bank NW, Salt Lake City, UT

Flew Bali - Dili - Darwin,  NT - Normanton, QLD - Cairns, QLD - Port Moresby - Cairns, QLD 21/25-Feb-2016, and is seen in the photo below courtesy of FNQ Skies.

MSN 100-0150 - Kodiak 100 N150KQ
Cairns, QLD 26-Feb-2016
FNQ Skies Photo

340A-049 - SAAB 340A E5-EFS Air Rarotonga, Rarotonga

Test flown from Hamilton, NZ 24-Feb-2016 following maintenance, and flew back to Tonga and the Cook Islands 26-Feb-2016. The aircraft had been present in Hamilton since mid-Jan- 2016.

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MSN 10 - DHC-7-103 C-GUAT
Air Tindi
Cambridge Bay, NU - Apr-2015
Alan Sim Photo

MSN 51 - ATR-42-300 VP-BCA
Mönchengladbach, Germany 26-Jul-2015
Martin Kramer Photo

MSN 757 - ATR-72-212A (500) OH-ATG
Nordic Regional
Tallinn, Estonia 24-Feb-2016
Anna Zveriva Photo

MSN 4326 - DHC-8-402 OE-LGN
Austrian Airlines
Frankfurt, Germany 03-Jan-2016
Martin Kramer Photo