Air Moorea


Air Moorea

Air Moorea is an airline based in Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia. It operates passenger services within the Polynesian islands. Its main base is Faaa International Airport, PapeeteFlight International 27 March 2007] .

Code Data

*ICAO Code: TAH
*Callsign: AIR MOOREA [ [http://www.airlinecodes.co.uk/ Airline Codes] ]

History

The airline started operations in September 1968 and is wholly owned by Air Tahiti.

On 9 August 2007, an Air Moorea Twin Otter aircraft flight number 1121 with 19 passengers and one pilot on board crashed into the lagoon about a minute after take off from the French Polynesian island of Moorea (Temae airport, NTTM), with the loss of 20 lives. The flight was heading for the Tahiti, Faa'a international airport (NTAA).

The airline stated that this was its first crash in its 39 year history.Further information can be found on the Air Tahiti website, and the Wikipedia article on Moorea's Temae Airport.

Fleet

The Air Moorea fleet includes the following aircraft (at March 2007) :

*3 De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

*On order: 2 De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400 [http://www.vikingair.com/content.aspx?id=392 News releases: Viking Air] ]

Incidents and accidents

:"See 2007 Air Moorea DHC-6 Twin Otter crash"

On August 9th 2007, Flight 1121, an Air Moorea DHC-6 Twin Otter, went down in the ocean just after takeoff from Moorea's Temae Airport for the short hop to Tahiti. The plane was carrying 20 passengers, who are all dead.

External links

* [http://www.airmoorea.com/ Air Moorea]

References


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