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Sunday, 20 December 2015

869 - N153QS Arrives, and Departs Cairns



869 - DHC-6-400 N153QS Wells Fargo Bank NW, Salt Lake City, UT

21-Dec-2015


  • Cairns, QLD (YBCS/CNS) - Groote Eylandt, NT (YGTE)
  • Groote Eylandt, NT (YGTE) - Darwin, NT (YPDN/DRW)


Today N153QS has filed to continue on from Cairns to Groote Eylandt, NT which is located about 50km offshore the Northern Territory in the Gulf of Carpentaria, and then on to Darwin.

The aircraft can be seen below on arrival in Cairns, with photos courtesy of Paul Howard and the FNQ Skies blog.

MSN 869 - DHC-6-400 N153QS
Wells Fargo Bank NW
Cairns, QLD 20-Dec-2015
Paul Howard Photo

MSN 869 - DHC-6-400 N153QS
Wells Fargo Bank NW
Cairns, QLD 20-Dec-2015
FNQ Skies Photo



Lastly, a shot of the ramp at Skytek in Cairns showing Hevilift's P2-KSI (MSN 706) and Solomons H4-SID (MSN 442), the latter of which being without engines. H4-SID has been present in Cairns since arriving from Honiara back on 29-Sep-2015.

Cairns Ramp with H4-SID and P2-KSI
20-Dec-2015
FNQ Skies Photo