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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 300



• Registration • Activity and details of Owner/Operator and other historical information

• HP-101 de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 16-Apr-1970. First flight 16-Apr-1970.

• (HP-101) Ministerio de Hacienda y Tesoro, Panama City. Not delivered and reverted to de Havilland Canada Inc.,

• FAP-205 Re serialled by Panama Air Force / Fuerza Aérea Panameña, Panama City. Taken on charge 11-May-1970.

Accident: En route from Penonome to Coclecito 02-Aug-1981. While en route Rio Hato Airbase – Penonome – Coclésito the aircraft struck a hillside at the 3,100ft level. All seven onboard were killed including General Omar Torrijos Herrera who had led the country’s military dictatorship since 1969.

Written off

FAP205 at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Anthony J. Hickey © November 1978 - Michael J. Ody Collection