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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

9N-ABA de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 21-Apr-1971. First flight Apr-1971.

9N-ABA Royal Nepal Airlines, Kathmandu, Nepal. Delivered 20-May-1971.

Accident Kathmandu 25-Dec-1977.Sustained wing damage on the ground; repairable.

Accident Taplejung, 21-Jun-1984. Damaged on landing as a result of unstabilized approach; repairable

Accident: Lukla Airport Nepal, 09-Jun-1991. On a flight from Kathmandu the weather deteriorated rapidly and following an unstabilized approach, as it landed, the aircraft veered off the runway and crashed.– Three crew and fourteen passengers uninjured. The aircraft was deemed damaged beyond repair and aircraft written off.

Written off

9N-ABA at Downsview - CYZD, Ontario.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © May 1971 - Michael J. Ody Collection
9N-ABA at Paris, France.
Photo: Jean Magendie © June 1972 - Jay Sherlock Collection - Aird Archives
9N-ABA at Kathmandu - Tribhuvan - VNKT, Nepal.
Photo: R. Dix © April 1980 - Michael J. Ody Collection
9N-ABA four months later.
Photo: Unknown photographer © August 1980 - Michael J. Ody Collection