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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 300

C-GDCZ (8)


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

• C-GDCZ (8) de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date  07-Jul-1986. First flight date unknown.

• FAE-447 Delivered to Fuerza Aérea Equatoriana / Ecuador Air Force. Operated by Escuadrón Twin Otter & TAME. Handed over on 26-Dec-1986 and arrived at Quito – BA, Mariscal Sucre, Peru, on 05-Jan-1987.

Accident: Mt Paso Macuna, 14-Feb-1991 Struck a mountainside of Mount Paso Macuna. The aircraft was being used to shuttle civilians between Macao to Taisha, remote jungle settlements, probably on behalf of Mission Aviation Fellowship. The three crew and nineteen passengers were killed.

Written off


C-GDCZ on the Downsview ramp.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © August 1986 - Michael J. Ody Collection
FAE-447 at Miami, Floriday on delivery.
Photo: Eddy Gual © December 1986 - Michael J. Ody Collection