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Caribous on Malta

Newest data shown in red   last updated  April 30, 2017


N238PT (cn # 238) on an overnight stop in Malta on April 26, 2017. The aircraft departed on April 28 on it's way to Africa on a lease to an unknown company. It's route of flight was  KEF-WICK-LYON-MALTA-HEAL (Malcolm Bezzina)
<<<  Ex N84897 (c/n #283) Passenger cabin view of this Caribou (ex. Abu Dhabi Air Force 303) at the Civil Protection Dept. / Int'l Fire & Safety School located at the former Hal-Far Airfield. February 10, 2006. (Roberto BenettI)

>>>  N888NC (cn # 58) at the New Cal Aviation facility Luqa, Malta on September 11, 1989 (Rich Treqear)

<<<  Ex N84897 (c/n #283) fuselage at Closed Hal Far Airport, Malta on 2-4-06 (L-AJRUPLAN)

>>> Ex N84897 (c/n #283) fuselage at Hal Far Airport (closed), Malta taken on February 10, 2006 .    (Roberto  Benetti) has a great web site on aviation actives at Malta.

PK-YRO (cn # 24) landing on Malta on 6-16-05 enroute to Jakarta. (Mark Zerafa Gilson) 

<<< 5Y-BET (cn # 303) at  Luqa -  Malta on 11-9-90 (Dimitris Triadafillou)

>>> N555NC (c/n #15) owned by NewCal Aviation was fitted for maritime pollution control. Malta  date unknown. (Mark Zerafa Gilson) has a great web site on aviation actives at Malta.

<<< 9JNAA (c/ # n 216) Ex.Zambian AF(AF303).Seen here at the NCA maintenance facilty. Re-registered N5488R.Ditched in the Atlantic Ocean on the 23 Oct 1984. Luqa, Malta 4-9-94 (Peter Tonna)

>>> N888NC (c/n # 58) at at New Cal Aviation hanger at Luqa, Malta on 4-11-85.  (Peter Tonna)

<<< N57NC (c/n # 72) Ex Spanish Air Force T.9-22 at Luqa, Malta 4-9-94 (Peter Tonna)

>>> N51NC (c/n # 261) Ex Spanish Air Force T.9-4 at New Cal facility Luqa, Malta 6-12-95 (Joseph Tonna)

<<< 9J-NAC(c/n # 219) Ex.Zambian AF304 at New Cal Aviation hanger at Luqa, Malta on        7-28-86.  (Peter Tonna)

>>> N84899(c/n # 300) Ex:305 Abu Dhabi Army Air. This aircraft arrived in such a poor state that oil leaking from the engines can be seen splattered alongside the fuselage. Luqa, Malta 6/28/84   (Peter Tonna)

<<< PK-YRJ (c/n # 27) landing at Malta on 4-2-04 on the way to new owners in Indonesia  (Peter Tonna)

>>> 5H-AAC(c/ n 11) Ex.Tanzanian Air Force JW9014.One of the oldest DHC-4`s to have visited Malta. After a long time in open storage was later bought by the International Fire & Safety School (Malta) for fire fighting practice.  2-21-81  (Peter Tonna)

<<< N51NC (c/n # 261 ) in storage at the New Cal Aviation facility at Luqa, Malta  on 10-3-93 (Ivan Azzopardi)

>>> N999Nc (c/n # 219) in storage at the New Cal Aviation facility at Luqa, Malta  on 8-16-90 (Ivan Azzopardi)

<<< N84899 (c/n # 300) Seen while performing a smooth emergency landing on Rwy 14, Luqa, Malta due to an uplock problem with the left landing gear as it didn’t come down. The aircraft stayed on the runway for a while, prior entering New Cal Aviation facility for maintenance. Fortunately it sustained minor damage and no one was hurt in this accident. 11-28-89 (Victor Mifsud)

>>> N666Nc (c/n # 27) in storage at the New Cal Aviation facility at Luqa, Malta  on 7-21-93 (Ivan Azzopardi)

<<< N95NC (n/c # 135) Ex-Spanish Air Force T.9-30/T-OA. Having just arrived from Spain, Seen here seen taxiing to enter the NewCal Aviation compound were it will be refurbished. Luqa, malta 8-3-87 (Joseph Tonna)

>>> N666NC (n/c # 27) Ex-Spanish Air Force T.9-26.  Luqa Airport, Malta 4-18-88               (Joseph Tonna)

<<< N400NC (c/n # 240) Ex-Kenyan Air Force (204) "Liza Suzanne". Finished in champagne gold colors. Departed with radial engines but converted to turbine power using PT-6s in Canada. Crashed on take-off on 8-27-92. Appoximately 25 hours with PT-6s.  Luqa airport on Malta 1-26-89. (Joseph Tonna)

>>> N999NC (c/n # 219) Ex-Zambian AF304 (Jayne). Came to Malta registered as 9J-NAC. Was later re-registered as N999NC and sold to a West African country. Luqa airport on Malta 5-18-89. (Joseph Tonna)

<<< N95NC (c/n # 135) Ex-Spanish Air Force T.9-30/T-OA. Seen here landing runway 06 after completing a test flight. Luqa airport on Malta 5-1-90. (Joseph Tonna)

<<< 5Y-BEV (c/n # 238) Ex-Kenyan Air Force 202.Re-registered N96NC, departed 5-30-92 to East Africa on lease to UN flights. Luqa airport on Malta 6-29-87. (Joseph Tonna)

<<< N84899 (c/n # 300) Ex:305 Abu Dhabi Army Air. Was refurbished by NewCal Aviation and sold to a West African country. Luqa airport on Malta 6/84. (Peter Tonna)

>>> 5B-CIN (c/n # 238) Ex:reg: 202 Kenya AF, 5Y-BEV. Luqa airport on Malta 5-16-84.            (Peter Tonna)

<<< N88NC (c/n # 38) at Luqa Airport, Malta on 3-23-87. (Joseph Tonna)

>>> N84893 (c/n # 282) Ex:303 Abu Dhabi Army Air at Luqa airport on Malta 5/84. (Peter Tonna)

<<< N600NC (c/n # 237) Ex.Kenya AF 201 at Luqa Airport, Malta on 3-23-87. (Joseph Tonna)

>>> N84893 (c/n # 282) Due to the low hangar door and the somewhat high fin of the Caribou the nose wheel was usually jacked up in order to lower the fin. This way it can be admitted inside or outside the NCA hangar.  7/86 (Peter Tonna)

<<< 5Y-BEU (c/n # 302) Ex.Kenyan AF(205),named "Donna Lee". Seen here at NCA maintenance facility were it was later re-registered as N50NC. 10/86 (Peter Tonna)

>>> N88NC (c/n # 38) Ex-Spanish Air Force T.9-17. Caribou 5Y-BET(c/n # 303) is seen in the background. 3/17/87 (Peter Tonna)

<<< N5388R (c/n # 216) at Safi, Malta (had wrong registration number painted on) 10/84 (Peter Tonna)

>>> N5488R (c/n # 216) at Safi, Malta just 6 days before the aircraft ditched at sea off Newfoundland, Canada.  10/17/84  (Peter Tonna)      Click on N5488R to read the story of it ditching at sea.

<<< N555NC (c/n #15) owned by NewCal Aviation was fitted for maritime pollution control. Malta in 1991.(NewCal Aviation)

>>> Ex N84897 (c/n #283) fuselage at Hal Far Airport (closed) Malta 11/22/02.    (Roberto Benetti) has a great web site on aviation actives at Malta.

 

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