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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
5A-DKE
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Series 300

CF-TSN • N304MA • N2005

5A-DKE

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

• CF-TSN de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date Oct-1969. First flight Oct-1969.

• N304MA Re-regd to de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON, 07-Oct-1969.

• N304MA MAC - Miami Aviation Corporation, Opa Locka, FL. Regd but undelivered. Oct-1969.

• N2005 Re-regd to de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. 26-Feb-1970.

• N2005 ESSO Standard Libya Inc., Tripoli, Libya. Delivered 20-Mar-1970. Regd 03-Apr-1970.

Note: Arrived at Luqa, Malta on 29-Mar-1970 on delivery to Libya.

Service Difficulty Report 11-Oct-1979 During Inspection/Maintenance Propeller Blade Section delaminated.  Probably Intergranular Corrosion.

• 5A-DKE Sirte Oil, Tripoli, Libya. Regd Sep-1982.

Note: Photo evidence 1983 & 1987.

• 5A-DKE Transferred to Petro Air, Tripoli, Libya. 01-Jun-2008.

Current status unknown

Latest update

• Revised Format and updated data added 29-Aug-2020 •

N2005 of Esso at Downsview - getting some, well, Esso!
Photo: de Havilland Canada © Unknown date - Michael J. Ody Collection
N2005 on photo flight near Toronto.
Photo: de Havilland Canada © Unknown date - Michael J. Ody Collection
5A-DKE of SIRTE OIL COMPANY at Geneva - LSGG, Switzerland.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 30 July 1983 - Michael J. Ody Collection
5A-DKE at Zurich - LSZH, Switzerland.
Photo: S. Thomas © July 1987 - Michael J. Ody Collection
5A-DKE at Marsa el Brega - HLMB, Libya.
Photo: Erich Kunz © 2003 - Erik Johannesson Collection