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Friday, 20 May 2016

Aircraft Update for 20-May-2016



302 - DHC-6-300 9N-ABB Royal Nepal Airlines Corp., Kathmandu


The wreckage of the aircraft has been salvaged (it crashed after departure from Pokhara in 2014) and brought via container to Nepalgunj, then to Kathmandu to the BP Museum. The parts will be reassembled for display purposes. 

The aircraft has historic significance due to a hijacking which took place on 01-Jun-1973, as a protest against the one-party regime that controlled Nepal at the time. Following the hijacking, the aircraft continued to serve Royal Nepal until its crash in 2014.

MSN 302 - DHC-6-300 9N-ABB
Royal Nepal Airlines
DHC Photo via M.J. Ody Collection



596 - DHC-6-300 C-FNWL North-Wright Airways Ltd., Norman Wells, NT

Registration was cancelled 21-Feb-2016, however it is just appearing now on CCAR data.


925 - DHC-6-400 C-GNVA Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Flew La Ronge, SK - Iqaluit, NU 20-May-2016 as it continues on its delivery flight. The aircraft is being flown by World Wide Ferry.


941 - DHC-6-400 C-GVOT Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Flight planned for Spokane, WA - Victoria, BC 20-May-2016 following painting.