VH-AHI. de Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter. c/n 659.
This aircraft was ordered by Southern Jersey Airways
It was built by de Havilland Canada Inc at Downsview, Ontario - 1979
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Registered as N105AC - ?
Registered to New Jersey Economic Development Authority, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Rolled out at Downsview as N105AC - December 1979
First flown at Downsview as N105AC - December 11, 1969
Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27 engines
Accepted by Southern Jersey Airways at Downsview - January 03, 1980
Withdrawn from service and prepared for sale to Friendly Island Airways, Tonga - 1988
Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - April 11, 1988
Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-FQK - April 1988
Registered to Friendly Island Airways, Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Friendly Island Airways was renamed Royal Tongan Airlines - June 1991
Cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register - March 31, 1993
Entered onto the Tongan Aircraft Register as A3-FQK - March 31, 1993
Registered to Royal Tongan Airways, Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Withdrawn from service at Nuku'alofa - March / April 1997
Arrived Brisbane for storage pending its sale - April 11, 1997
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-AHI - May 15, 1997
Registered to Eljohn International, Balcatta, Western Australia
Registered to World Aviation, Caloundra, Queensland - June 17, 1999
Sold to MHS Aviation (Malaysian Helicopter Service), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - November 22, 2000
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - November 22, 2000
Entered onto the Malaysian Aircraft Register as 9M-SSN - November 22, 2000
Registered to MHS Aviation, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The aircraft was reregistered as 9M-KAT - ?
Leased to Kanara Air, Kuching as the registered operator - November 2003
Repossessed by MHS Aviation - June 2004
The aircraft was reregistered as 9M-SSN - ?
This aircraft was operated by MHS Aviation at Khartoum, Sudan as '9M-SSN' - ?
Sold to Germania Trisila Air t/a GT Air, Jakarta - August 2005
Cancelled from the Malaysian Aircraft Register - ?
Entered onto the Indonesian Aircraft Register as PK-LTW - 2005
Registered to Germania Trisila Air, Jakarta, Indonesia
Withdrawn from use and prepared for sale - 2007
Cancelled from the Indonesian Aircraft Register - ?
Entered onto the Swiss Aircraft Register as HB-LUG - February 23, 2007
Registered to Zimex Aviation, Glattbrugg, Switzerland
Sold to Seaplane Holdings A/S, Vedbaek, Denmark - ?
Cancelled from the Swiss Aircraft Register - ?
Entered onto the Maldivian Aircraft Register as 8Q-MBB - October 25, 2009
Registered to Seaplane Holdings A/S, Vedbaek, Denmark
Leased to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male as the registered operator
Maldivian Air Taxi merged with Trans Maldivian Airways, Male - August 01, 2013
Current with Trans Maldivian Airways
VH-AHI. Eljohn International - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, July 1997.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-898.)