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AP-AXH Registration Details

Registration:   AP-AXH
Certificate of Registration Number:   455
Registration Date:   December 1973
Operator/Owner:   American Oil Company (AMOCO)
Aircraft Type:   de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Construction Number:   271
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Year Built:   1969
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Previous Registration:   CF-JJI
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Next Registration:   N9090Z
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Additional Remarks:   Construction number 271. Registered in United States of America (USA) as N5218. Aircraft rolled out of the assembly line, December 1969. First flight on December 17, 1969. Delivered on December 22, 1969, to Floair Inc., for delivery flight to Australia. Registered in Australia as VH-PGT and delivered to Ansett-MAL (Mandated Air Lines), Papua New Guinea, February 3, 1970. Sold to Bannock Aerospace and registered in Canada as CF-JJI, November 26, 1973. Sold to American Oil Company (AMOCO) and registered in Pakistan as AP-AXH, December 1973. Registration CF-JJI cancelled on February 15, 1974. Operated flights for AMOCO in Pakistan. Registration AP-AXH removed from Pakistan Aircraft Register on August 24, 1981. Registered in USA as N9090Z, AMOCO, August 24, 1981. Sold to Jack Wall Aircraft Sales, January 5, 1987. Sold to Solomon Island Airways and registered in Solomon Islands as H4-SIA, August 27, 1987. Registered in Australia as VH-NIO and leased out to Norfolk Pacific Aviation, July 3, 1989. Returned to Solomon Airlines (previously known as Solomon Island Airways) and re-registered in Solomon Islands as H4-SIA, October 2, 1990. On September 27, 1991, H4-SIA was operating Solomon Airlines flight from Kirakira Airport (IRA), Solomon Islands, to Honiara-Henderson International Airport (HIR/AGGH), Solomon Islands. The Twin Otter struck the southern face of Mount Nashua at 4,110 feet altitude in heavy rain and low cloud. All 2 crew members and 13 passengers aboard the aircraft died in this accident.

de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300

de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300  (Abbas Ali Collection)


de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (registration AP-AXH)





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