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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 300

HP-771 • HR-ALG • N7172D


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

• HP-771/2 de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date Apr-1980. First flight 18-Apr-1980.

• HP-771/2 Delivered to Aeroperlas, "Isla Bartolome", Panama City, Panama, 02-May-1980.

• HR-ALG Sold to Aerolineas Sosa, La Ceiba, Honduras, 1989.

Incident: La Ceiba 06-Dec-1990 Damaged on the ground during cleaning. The entire fuselage burnt through.

• N7172D Reported as sold to Scenic Airlines (remains), 08-May-1990 but see note below.

• N225SA Re regd to Scenic Airlines. May-1992.

• N225SA Sold to Twin Otter International Ltd., Date unknown.

• N225SA Sold to Sopwith Ltd, Las Vegas, NV, 23-Mar-1998. 31-Dec-2002.

• N225SA Sold to Twin Otter International Ltd., 03-Jul-2003. Regd 14-Aug-2003. Expiry date 31-Jan-2021.

Note: HR-ALG was reported as bought for rebuild by Twin Otter Intl in May 1990 but was so badly damaged that nothing was done with it, so it was stripped, and the remains were seen on the dump at Valle AZ in Oct-2002. In consequence it never carried N225SA. It is still shown as extant on the FAA registry with an expiry date of 31-Jan-2021.

Written off


HP-771 marked Isla bartolome with AeroPerlas at Panama City, Panama.
Photo: Unknown photographer © November 1983 - Erik Johannesson Collection
HR-ALG at Miami, Florida.
Photo: Unknown photographer © October 1989 - Erik Johannesson Collection