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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

• 5A-DCA de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 22-Jan-1979. First flight 22-Jan-1979.

• 5A-DCA Delivered to Libyan Directorate of Civil Aviation, 27-Feb-1979.

Note Apparently this aircraft hit an electric wire cable during its final approach at Tripoli Intl Apt [HLLT] in 1996.

Note: Libyan Directorate of Civil Aviation. At Medavia Luqa, Malta 18-Jul-2002 arriving from Tripoli where it remained stored. Seen in Aug 2003 without tailfin engines and other parts.  Seen at Safi, Luqa, Malta on 27-Nov 2004. Completed engine runs  touch and go’s and departed Malta on 28-Nov-2004. 

• Current •

5A-DCA completed at Downsview.
Photos: Neil Aird © 11 March 1979
5A-DCA on delivery flight, at Shoreham - EGKA, UK.
Photo: Unknown photographer © May 1979 - Michael J. Ody Collection
5A-DCA departs Luqa - LMML, Malta.
Photo: Peter Tonna © 25 November 2004 - Aird Archives