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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 300

C-GEVI • (HZ-***) • C-GERL (1)


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

• C-GEVI de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 15-Apr-1981. First flight date unknown.

• (HZ-???) Ordered by World Projects & Trading (Kaki Company) but not delivered, 13-May-1981.

• C-GERL (1) Re regd to  de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON., 26-Aug-1981.

• C-GERL (1) Delivered to Aero Leasing & Sales, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC., 24-Sep-1981.

• 5A-DJI Sold to United African Airlines, Tripoli, Libya, 29-Sep-1981.

Flew via London-Stansted, UK 15-Oct-1981 on delivery.

• 5A-DJI Change of name to Jamahiriya Air Transport, Tripoli, Libya, Jun-1983.

• 5A-DJI Transferred to Aero Club of Libya, Tripoli, Libya , Jun-1986.

• 5A-DJI Transferred to Light Air Transport, Tripoli, Libya. Circa 1993.

Noted at Malta, Med Avia.  Mar/Apr 1992. Suffered an engine failure during take-off on a test flight. Pilot landed aircraft again without any mishaps.

Note Seen at Luqa, Malta, Nov-2000.

• 5A-DJI Merged into Libyan Arab Airlines, Tripoli, Libya, 01-Jan-2001.

Last noted at Es Sider (Sidra) airport in semi derelict condition, all white c/s 04-Aug-2010, being loaded or unloaded from a large transport aircraft.

Status unknown


5A-DJI at Paris / Le Bourget - LFPB, France.
Photo: Christian Volpati © 12 October 1981 - Erik Johannesson Collection
Photo: Unknown photographer © Circa 1993 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives