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N57DD - 1976 Short Bros SD3-30

Location: Bates City, MO

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Download Browse PDF N57DD - Aircraft Logbook
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Download Browse PDF N57DD - Salvage Bid Request

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This aircraft was put into retirement.


AIRCRAFT:    1976 Short Bros. & Harland SD3-30    N57DD   S/N: SH 3003     TT:  22,393



Ray dome

NLG doors left and right

RH Aileron with tab and counterweights

RH Flap outboard / Crew windshields and windows - removed or poor condition

RH forward Escape door

RH Cabin windows

RH Main landing gear POD ASSY w/o Access panel

RH Fuel control panel and door on pod

RH Main landing gear Assy

RH Main landing gear pivot Assy

RH Main landing gear Shock strut

RH Main landing gear Actuator removed

RH Wing Assy

RH Wing Strut with UPPER with light Assy Lens removed and Lower fairing

RH Wing Tip center / and inboard

RH Aft Cabin Door

RH Cabin door Aft

RH Vertical Stab

RH Rudder with tab


Aft baggage compartment / Door


Elevator outboard RH w/ tab / center / outboard LH w/tab


Logbooks - We digitize ALL logbooks available, if it's not digitized then it's not available unless otherwise noted.

Aircraft deregistered 12/17/2003

Wings are still attached

Engines and props have been removed and are not part of the sale. This unique aircraft has a wide body and a cargo hatch in the rear. Use your imagination and turn this aircraft into an Air BNB, children’s playhouse, Man Cave or She Shed.

The possibilities are endless!


SALVAGE MAY BE INSPECTED BY SENDING AN EMAIL:  Salvage@UnderwritersSalvageCompany.com


Bidding Instructions:

Buyer Transaction Fee:  No Buyer Fee on this aircraft

This is a “Sealed Bid” Auction

  1. Click on Submit Sealed Bid, complete and Send


  1. Print or complete the PDF in “Additional Documents” (under pictures) named “Salvage Bid Request N*****” and email to Bid@UnderwritersSalvageCompany.com

Details of Sales


By submitting a bid, buyer understands that aircraft details are provided as best to our ability often through logbooks.  Buyer acknowledges that they have had the opportunity to inspect and evaluate the aircraft salvage before submitting bid.

It is the bidder’s responsibility to verify the current condition of the salvage prior to bidding.   In most cases the aircraft has been disassembled to facilitate movement into a storage facility.

Underwriters Salvage Company cannot guarantee that all logs or records for any item are 100% complete or accurate.

All items are sold “AS IS – WHERE IS” with no exceptions and with no refunds.  Underwriters Salvage Company makes no expressed or implied warranties as to condition, fitness for purpose, value, airworthiness, operation, or performance of any kind whatsoever with respect to the sale of any item.  Underwriters Salvage Company will not be responsible for the storage, safety or security of any item once released to the buyer. 

After the lot closes, the Seller will decide either to accept or reject the high offer.   A Seller award decision is expected within ~10 business days of the close date and you will be notified with instructions.

Condition of Salvage – By purchasing this salvage this sale is on an as-is, where-is, all faults basis.  There are no warranties, express or implied, of any nature.  The seller and Underwriters Salvage Company, Inc. completely disclaim and successful bidder waives any liability in tort or warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.  The successful bidder bears all risks regarding the condition, usability, workability and operability of all of the salvage.  The successful bidder agrees that it will comply with all state and federal regulations regarding transporting, handling, sale, disposal or any use whatsoever of the salvage and will indemnify the seller and its insurers from any claims, damages, expenses, legal fees or fines sought by any third party in connection with the transporting, sale, disposal or use of the salvage once it is purchased.  The successful bidder releases Underwriters Salvage Company, Inc., the broker, the seller, the consignor, as well as the storage facility, the airport, the landlord, or tenant, where the salvage may be stored, from any and all claims, or lawsuits by the undersigned relating in any manner to the referenced salvage.  The successful bidder disclaims, waives and agrees to save and hold harmless, and to defend those on whose behalf this release is issued from any and all actions, claims, or lawsuits that may arise as a result of the salvage by the successful bidder.  This release, disclaimer, waiver and agreement to save, hold harmless and defend, is also intended to bind the purchaser's successors, spouse, children, heirs, business associates and the undersigned's insurance carriers.


  • Within 7 days after bid award, the buyer must submit full payment, including applicable taxes and fees
  • Payment can be made by wire transfer (recommended).  
  • All bids are binding and cannot be retracted. 
  • Buyer is responsible to contact and make arrangements with the storage facility for pickup within 10 days business days of the Buyer Award.


Buyer Transaction Fee:  No Fee for this Aircraft


Failure to follow these terms may result in the seller turning away the attempt of your driver to pick up the purchased item(s).
Hours: Buyer must contact location at least 24 hours prior to arrival to make load out
Buyer must contact storage facility to make arrangements for pickup and loading assistance. 
Driver MUST bring a copy of Item Release.


Support is available 8am-5pm (Eastern Time)

Phone:  Underwriters Salvage Company @ 770-588-1456

Email:  Bid@UnderwritersSalvageCompany.com