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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-759 de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 01-Feb-1977. First flight 01-Feb-1977.

• HP-759 Delivered to Aeroperlas, (Aerolíneas Islas de Las Perlas) "Isla Saboga", Panama City, Panama. 13-Jul-1977.

Flew via Miami, FL 17-Jul-1977 on delivery to Panama

 • HP-759AP Re regd to Aeroperlas (Aerolíneas Islas de Las Perlas) still "Isla Saboga", Panama City, Panama. Dates unknown.

Incident: En route to Colon, 05-Jul-1990. The aircraft was hijacked by Colombian Revolutionary Armed forces while on a flight from Colon. The Hijacker(s) demanded to be taken to Colombia, but the aircraft landed in Panama. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day. The aircraft was later destroyed in Aug-1990 at an unknown location in Panama.

Written off


HP-759 at Downsview _CYZD_Ontario.
Photo: Unknown photographer © July 1977 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
HP-759 of Isla Saboga at Panama City.
Photo: Unknown photographer © September 1977 - Michael J. Ody Collection