On 15 August 1974, the 1974-built Cessna 500 Citation c/n 500-0177 (ex N177CC) was registered PH-CTF in the Netherlands
by the Dutch Government on behalf of the Rijksluchtvaartschool. In August 1991, the RLS became the KLM Luchtvaartschool
and the Citation was transferred too. In May 1995, the PH-CTF was sold to Uniwest Air at Lelystad Airport and in May 1997,
the aircraft was sold in the USA and registered N192AB. After it was registered N888XL, the Citation was registered N883XL
on 15 October 1997. The N883XL was registered with Diamondair LLC on 30 October 2003 and on 13 February 2004, Diamondair LLC was authorized
to change this registration to N431LC. Cessna 500 Citation N883XL was registered N431LC with Cimarron Aviation LLC on 17 May 2006.
The CofA of the N431LC expired on 30 September 2011.