Aircraft Photo of N29814 | Frakes Mohawk 298 | Allegheny Commuter | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:N29814
Aircraft Original Type:Nord 260/262
Aircraft Generic Type:Aerospatiale N-262
Aircraft Version:Frakes Mohawk 298
Manufacturers:Aerospatiale / Frakes
Operator / Titles:Allegheny Commuter / Ransome Airlines
C/n (msn):99
Location
City / Airport:New York - John F Kennedy InternationalMap
Region / Country:New York, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KJFK   IATA: JFK   Local: JFK   Other: -
 
Photo Date:September 1979
Photo by:Richard VandervordContact
Photo ID: 2129
Photographer's Remark

Although built in 1972, this N.262 was intially stored, not going into service till 1976 when converted to Mohawk 298 spec (to meet US FAR 298 regulation) by repacing the Turbomeca Bastan turboprops with P&WC PT-6As. Sold to Lloyd Aviation (later Queensland Pacific Airlines) as VH-HEI in 6.87. Parked up at Bundaberg, QLD, from 11.95 after the type was wfu with fatigue cracking in the airframe and engine mounts and since sunk as a diving wreck on the Great Barrier Reef

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