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Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Regional/Corporate/Utility Turboprop Update for 13-Dec-2016

Updated: 13-Dec-2016 @ 1245 1550

  • Added entry for Q400 MSN 4542 ET-AUE
  • Added entry for TBM MSN 1153 N930CA

  • Air Caraïbes ATR-72-600 on delivery to the Caribbean
  • Next Q400 for Flybe crosses the Atlantic
  • Dornier 328 hulk in rural New Jersey forest
  • Next Q400 for Ethiopian Airlines departs Canada on delivery

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Today's photos with thanks to:

Clicking on the name above will take you to their overall gallery, while clicking on the photo will take you to the specific picture within the gallery.

MSN SH3722 - SD-360 N221LM
Kahului, HI 11-Dec-2016
John Olafson Photo

MSN 625 - ATR-42-500 N805HC
Empire Airlines (Ohana)
Kahului 28-Nov-2016
John Olafson Photo

BB-1813 - Beech B200 VH-MVS Royal Flying Doctor Service (SE), Sydney, NSW

Damaged when starboard main gear collapsed after touch down at Melbourne-Essendon, VIC 13-Dec-2016.

Photo Courtesy of

100-0140 - Quest Kodiak N772RT Redtail Aviation Inc., Moab, UT

Collided with power lines and crashed 1 mile from Moab, UT 12-Dec-2016. There was one fatality.

532 - ATR-42-500 2-LNOA Executive Jet Support Ltd., Chippenham

Noted at Kemble 11-Dec-2016 already having had most rotable parts and control surfaces removed. The aircraft arrived in Kemble on 04-Nov-2016.

1384 - ATR-72-212A (600) F-OSIX Air Caraïbes, Pointe-à-Pitre

Flew Toulouse - Las Palmas - Praia - Fortaleza - Pointe-à-Pitre 13/14-Dec-2016 on delivery.

4195 - DHC-8-402 G-PRPF NAC Aviation 23 Ltd., Billund (Flybe Ltd., Exeter)

Flew Toronto-Pearson, ON - Goose Bay, NL - Reykjavík 13-Dec-2016 as BEE400. It is expected to continue on to Belfast and Exeter tomorrow.

4542 - DHC-8-402 ET-AUE Ethiopian Airlines, Addis Ababa

Flew Downsview, ON - Goose Bay, NL 13-Dec-2016 on delivery, as ET9201.

4543 - DHC-8-402 C-FRZC Bombardier Inc., Montréal, QC

Test flown from Downsview, ON 12-Dec-2016 as BBA3; aircraft is in full Island Air c/s, and will become N681WP.

208B-0095 - Cessna 208B N895SF Airstar Aviation Inc., Chester, SC

Registered to Kevin McCole, Brookline, NH 12-Dec-2016. Flew Gastonia, NC - Greenville, TN - Louisburg-Triangle North, NC 22/23-Oct-2016.

MSN 208B-0095 - Cessna 208B N895SF
Suburban Airfreight
Omaha, NE 06-Jul-2012
David Osborn/Aeroprints Photo

208B-5288 - Cessna 208B (EX) N288SW Wells Fargo Bank NW Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT

Updating entry for 12-Dec-2016; flight-planned to continue on Hilo, HI - Majuro 13-Dec-2016 on delivery.

208B-5333 - Cessna 208B (EX) N193K Wells Fargo Bank NW Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT

Registered 12-Dec-2016.

208B-5337 - Cessna 208B (EX) N337ZZ Textron Aviation Inc., Wichita, KS

Flew Wichita, KS - Aberdeen, MS - Titusville, FL 13-Dec-2016 for outfitting work at North American Surveillance Systems.

3041 - Dornier Do328-110 D-CIRC Cirrus Airlines, Saarbrücken

Updating the status of this aircraft - parked at Saarbrücken from Jan-2012 when Cirrus ceased operations. Flew Saarbrücken - Wick - Reykjavik 11-Apr-2012, and registration was cancelled 18-Apr-2012. Between then and now the fuselage of the aircraft has ended up in the forest at a campground at Elmer, NJ. The aircraft is seen below with thanks to Daniel Berek. (I have set the photo below to link to Daniel's overall gallery, which has many more shots of the Dornier).

MSN 3041 - Do328-110 D-CIRC
ex-Cirrus Air
Elmer, NJ 03-Dec-2016
Daniel Berek Photo

BB-1676 - Beech B200 N675RS Raffel Systems LLC, Germantown, WI

Registered to Weimer Bearing & Transmission Inc., Germantown, WI 12-Dec-2016.

BY-161 - Beech B200GT N247MG Flying Aces LLC, Boca Raton, FL

Registered to Horizon Group Inc. Trustee, Boca Raton, FL 12-Dec-2016; flew Boca Raton, FL - Bangor, ME - Goose Bay, NL - Nuuk 12/13-Dec-2016.

1153 - SOCATA TBM-700 (930) N930CA Transatlantic Deliveries Trust, Wilmington, DE

Flew Tarbes/Lourdes - Glasgow - Keflavík - Iqaluit, NU - Bangor, ME 12/13-Dec-2016 on delivery.

1155 - SOCATA TBM-700 (930) N930GW Transatlantic Deliveries Trust, Wilmington, DE

Updating entry for 12-Dec-2016; flew Prestwick - Reykjavík 12-Dec-2016, and Reykjavík - Iqaluit, NU - International Falls, MN 13-Dec-2016.

1675 - Pilatus PC-12/47E HB-FQP Pilatus Flugzeugwerke AG, Stans

Updating entry for 12-Dec-2016; flew Reykjavík - Iqaluit, NU - Thunder Bay, ON 13-Dec-2016.

100-0192 - Quest Kodiak N192KQ Quest Aircraft Company LLC, Sandpoint, ID

Registered to Mid-Continent Aviation Services Inc., Wichita, KS 12-Dec-2016. Departed Sandpoint 15-Nov-2016 on delivery to Wichita.