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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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• Registration • Activity and details of Owner/Operator and other historical information

• LN-BEN de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date unknown. First flight Dec-1970.

• LN-BEN Wideroes Flyveselskap, Bǿdo, Norway. Delivered 15-Jan-1971.

• C-GBDG Sold to Etty Aerospace, Toronto, ON., 05-Jul-1979. Regd 26-Jul-1979.

• (N8061V) Atlantic Southeast Airlines, College Park, GA. NTU. 01-Oct-1979.

• N8061V Sold to 515 Leasing, Wilmington, DE, Regd 24-Oct-1979.

• N8061V Leased to Evergreen Helicopters, Anchorage, AK. Regd 24-Oct-1979.

Accident: 03-Dec-1979. The aircraft disappeared en route while on a flight on behalf of Wien Air Alaska between Nome to Shishmaref. The flight was conducted under special VFR and the aircraft appeared to have collided with terrain whilst in normal cruise, killing the two crew and two passengers, after flying into adverse weather conditions of low ceiling, fog and snow. The aircraft was destroyed and recovered on 10-Feb-1980.

Written off

LN-BEN at Forde / Bringeland - ENBL, Norway.
Photo: Fred Barnes © 15 May 1973 - Michael J. Ody Collection
LN-BEN of Widerøe's Flyveselskap AS, at Bødø - ENBO.
Photo: Unknown photographer © August 1978 - Michael J. Ody Collection