VH-QQD. de Havilland DHC-8-102A. c/n 245.


 

Construction completed at the Downsview plant - November 1990

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GEOA - November 1990

Registered to de Havilland Canada

First flown as C-GEOA - November 15, 1990

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC120A turboprop engines

Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N802YW - February 12, 1991

Registered to First Security Bank Utah, Salt Lake City

Leased to Statewest Airlines Inc as registered operator

Returned to lessor and observed stored at Goodyear - July 15, 1991

Reregistered as N802MA - March 13, 1992

Registered to First Security Bank Utah, Salt Lake City

Leased to Mesaba Airlines as registered operator

Mesaba Airlines operated services for Northwest Airlines as an affiliated airline

Observed at Las Vegas having been withdrawn from service in basic Mesaba Airlines livery - December 12, 1997

Prepared for lease to GMG Airlines (Bangladesh) - 1998

Cancelled from the U. S. Aircraft Register - ?

Entered onto the Bangladesh Aircraft Register as S2-AAA - March 22, 1998

Leased to GMG Airlines as registered operator

GMG Airlines ceased operations - March 28, 2012

Observed stored at Dhaka - April 2012

Observed stored at Dhaka in full GMG livery - October 1, 2012

Sold to Skytrans Pty Ltd

Ferried Dhaka - Deppasar - Darwin - Cairns in full GMG livery on delivery to Skytrans - October 15, 2012

Cancelled from the Bangladesh Aircraft Register - ?

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-QQD - November 5, 2012

Registered to Skytrans Pty Ltd, Cairns

Observed at Cairns in full GMG livery as VH-QQD - December 7, 2012

Operated first revenue service Cairns - Cloncurry as SKP1888 - February 4, 2013

Current with Skytrans