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Thursday, 6 August 2015

721 XA-UOA Recovery for Rebuild


MSN 721 XA-UOA sustained major damage in an accident at the Vista Hermosa airstrip, located at Tequesquitengo back on 22-Dec-2014. The recovery and preparation for shipment to Viking Air via container is seen in the series of photos below. (the bottom middle photos are from the original accident scene).

MSN 721 - DHC-6-300 XA-UOA
Transportes Aéreos Terrestres S.A.
Via S. A. Aguirre
MSN 721 began life as a survey aircraft for Geosurvey International, delivered in 1980, after a short stint in Australia it spent most of its life in the Seychelles. It was delivered to Mexico for Transportes Aéreos Terrestres in 2010, joining their existing fleet of Twin Otters and Dash-8's.