Fokker F27-200

in Icelandic Coast Guard Service

Key Facts

Total Delivered: 2
Service Entry: 1971
Retirement: In Service

History

One F.27-200 obtained in 1971 and registered TF-SYR (c/n 10260 ex PH-EXS). Loaned then sold to airline Icelandair from 12 December 1980 and subsequently to Switzerland as HB-ISH. Second F.27-200 obtained 14 January 1977 and registered TF-SYN (c/n 10545 ex PH-EXC). Still used for fishery protection duties. Equipped with underwing fuel tanks. Upgraded in 1987 with under-fuselage radome and updated equipment fit.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
TF-SYR 10260 PH-EXS 1971 CAA No.217, to Icelandair 12 Dec 1980 as TF-FLS.
TF-SYN 10545 PH-EXC 14 Jan 1977 CAA No.274

Pictures

[Fokker F.27]
TF-SYN in it’s original colours.
(Photo, Olafur Sigurdsson Collection)

[Fokker F.27]
TF-SYN takes off from Reykjavik Airport on April 6, 1998.
(Photo, Baldur Sveinsson)

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Fokker F27 Friendship

in Indian Coast Guard Service

Key Facts

Total Delivered: 3
Service Entry: 1983
Retirement: 1998

History

Two F27-100 were leased from Indian Airlines in May 1983, for use from Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport. One example was later sold and replaced by another F27-100 from the same source. The F27 was operated by 700 Sqn. Both aircraft had been withdrawn by 1998.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
CG 710 10173   May 1983 to VT-DMC 1987 w/o 19.10.1988
CG 710 10220 VT-DOM 1987 wfu Calcutta 10.94
CG 711 10221 VT-DON May 1983 last noted 2.89

Pictures

None available at present.

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References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2002/03 (Mach III) p.269

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