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Thursday, 1 August 2013

Photo Update

A couple of slides arrived in the mail today, so here are the scanned versions

N59AN remained in the U.S. until 1989 when it was sold to Pacific Airways in the Philippines. Its CofA expired in 1999 and it was acquired by Ashe Aircraft Enterprises by 2004 for reduction to spares.

MSN 113 - DHC-6-100 N59AN
Air North Inc.
Poughkeepsie, NY 25-Jun-1979
E.H. Greenman Photo

Some thirty-four years later, here is the aircraft in its current state.

MSN 113 - DHC-6-100 C-FJIW
Ashe Aircraft Enterprises
Springbank, AB 22-May-2013
John Olafson Photo
N187SA went on to Precision Airlines later in 1979, was flying cargo for Ameriflight by 1985 and went to Panama with Aeroperlas in Mar-1990. It crashed shortly after take-off from Isla Contadora, Panama on 18-Apr-1990.

MSN 131 - DHC-6-200 N187SA
Suburban Airlines
Lancaster, PA 12-Mar-1979
E.H. Greenman Photo