Martin's Air Taxi was founded by Martin Lloyd in 1988 as an air taxi service flying passengers to different lakes and airports.

Fleet Edit

Aircraft Passengers Amount Operated Notes
Cessna 172 Skyhawk 3 4 2 equipped with amphibious floats
Cessna 208 Caravan 13 2 All equipped with amphibious floats
Cessna 206 Skywagon 5 2 All equipped with amphibious floats
Piper PA-23 Aztec 5 1 Equipped with landing gear

A Bell 212 helicopter was operated between 1988 and 2000 which was not equipped to land on water. 2 Cessna 152s were operated between 1988 and 2005. An additional Cessna 172 Skyhawk with amphibious floats was operated until July 23, 2015 after the plane hit a speedboat in Lake Scugog after landing in the lake.

Incidents and Accidents Edit

On March 17, 2000, the fleet's Bell 212 operating as ZF-PUT ran out of fuel while turning around to Sudbury Airport (Ontario) after a major fuel leak was discovered. The aircraft crashed in a field. Out of the 2 passengers and the pilot on-board only one of the passengers survived.

On August 9, 2009, the fleet's Piper PA-23 Aztec (ZF-PUM) skidded off of the runway at Oshawa Airport (Ontario).

On July 23, 2015, one of the fleet's Cessna 172 Skyhawk operating as ZF-PUD hit a speedboat during landing in Lake Scugog (Ontario). The man in the speedboat was killed and the passenger in the Cessna 172 Skyhawk was injured.

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