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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 300

5N-AVD • 5N-AJD • (PH-LJK) • 8Q-HIJ


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

• 5N-AVD de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 07-Jul-1978. First flight 17-Jul-1978.

• 5N-AVD Delivered FCDA – Federal Capital Development Authority, 02-Aug-1978.

• 5N-AVD Sold to Aerocontractors of Nigeria, 06-Jun-1980.

Accident: Warri airstrip, 01-Feb-1996 Damaged on landing and repaired, .

• 5N-AVD Rebuilt for Schreiner Airways at Maastricht. 1996.

• (PH-LJK) Regd to Schreiner Airways, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 24-Nov-1999. NTU.

• 8Q-HIJ Leased to Hummingbird Airways, Male, MI., 03-Jan-2000.

• 8Q-HIJ Change of name to Trans Maldivian Airways, Male, MI, 30-Jan-2000.

• 8Q-TMG Re regd Trans Maldivian Airways, Male, MI, 29-Jun-2000, (Hummingbird Island Airlines Ltd, Grand Cayman,) Re regd 10-Dec-2007.

• 8Q-TMG Registered to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male, Maldives, 18-Mar-2013; registered to Trans Maldivian Airways Pvt. Ltd., Male 15-Aug-2013.

Note: Painted in the colours of the Hurawalthi Resort (Port side) and Kudakoo Residences Resort (Starboard side).

• Current •


5N-AVD at Zurich / Kloten - LSZH, Switzerland.
Photo: Unknown photographer © February 1982 - Michael J. Ody Collection
8Q-TMG when advertising the WALDORF ASTORIA, at Male, Maldive Islands.
Photo: Edward Alsford © 2010
8Q-TMG in current TRANS MALDIVIAN AIRWAYS colours, at Meedhupparu Island.
Photo: Darren Wilson © 22 March 2014
8Q-TMG with Kudadoo Maldives Resorts.
Photo: Kudadoo Maldives resort © 2019