Aviation Photo #0608082 Fairchild SA-227AC Metro III - SkyWest Airlines

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Seen lining up runway 27 for departure to LAX. Delivered in January 1985. Other serials - VH-IAW with Horizon Als, Avtex Air Svcs, & Tauck World Adventure. Sadly, W/O April 9, 2008 near Sydney, Australia with Avtex Air Services as VH-OZA operating SYD-BNE. Pilot departed at 23:23hrs, started a right turn when instructed to go left. Pilot said he had issues. He turned back left than back to right, again. Aircraft crashed into the sea with 1 fatality - r.i.p. On May 12, 2008 a wreckage field was found.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    SkyWest Airlines
    Fairchild SA-227AC Metro III
    Fairchild SA-227 Merlin IV/Metro/Fairchild 400/Expediter (C-26)
    Fairchild SA-227 Merlin IV/Metro/Fairchild 400/Expediter (C-26)
    Fairchild
    AC-600
    N3117A
    San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field
    California
    USA
    September 1989
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