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P2-MCJ

DHC-8-102


Damaged beyond economical repair

Aircraft Status

C-GETI (13) ■ B-15203 ■ ZK-NES ■ P2-MCJ

Registration History



Aircraft History Chronology

Reg'n

C-GETI

C-GETI

B-15203

B-15203

ZK-NES

ZK-NES

ZK-NES

ZK-NES

ZK-NES

P2-MCJ

Operator / [Owner}

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Originally allocated for Air Ontario

Great China Airlines, Taipei

Via Reykjavík - London-Stansted 12-Dec-1988 on delivery to Taiwan

Great China Airlines, Taipei

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Arrived Tamworth 03-Dec-1995 on return; to Christchurch for Ansett NZ 05-Apr-1996

Ansett New Zealand, Auckland

Tasman Pacific Airlines, Auckland

Tasman Pacific ceased operations 20-Apr-2001 & filed for bankruptcy the following day

Withdrawn from use & parked at Christchurch

Finova Capital Corp., Phoenix, AZ

Origin Pacific Airlines, Nelson

Finova Capital Corp., Phoenix, AZ

Withdrawn from use & parked at Christchurch until flown to Port Moresby 21-Aug-2003 for Airlines PNG

Airlines PNG, Boroko, NCD

Activity

Roll Out

 

Delivered

 

Reg'd

Returned

 

Sold

Renamed

 

 

Sold

Leased

Returned

 

Reg'd

Date

02-Nov-1988

 

09-Dec-1988

 

Dec-1988

03-Dec-1995

 

05-Apr-1996

Mar-2000

 

 

25-Jun-2001

20-Sep-2002

Jun-2003

 

25-Aug-2003

13-Oct-2011 Damaged beyond repair as a result of forced landing and subsequent fire, 20km from the airport at Madang, PNG. There were 28 fatalities among 32 on board.


Additional Historical Information

Accident Investigation Report Link


 Peter Keating Photo © Taipei Nov-1990  from the Michael J. Ody Collection

Peter Keating Photo © Taipei Nov-1990 from the Michael J. Ody Collection


 Photographer Unknown © Nelson  from the Michael J. Ody Collection

Photographer Unknown © Nelson from the Michael J. Ody Collection


 Sir Steve in Cairns Photo © Cairns, QLD 10-Sep-2008  via  Smugmug

Sir Steve in Cairns Photo © Cairns, QLD 10-Sep-2008 via Smugmug