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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

• N305MA de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 02-Jun-1969. First flight 03-Jun-1969.

• N305MA MAC Miami Aviation Corporation, Opa Locka, FL. Not delivered Regd Oct-1969.

• CF-IOJ Re-regd to de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. 20-Nov-1969.

• CF-IOJ Imperial Oil, Toronto, ON. Delivered 20-Nov-1969.

• C-FIOJ Re-regd to Imperial Oil, Edmonton, AB. Regd Sep-1974.

• C-FIOJ Named changed Esso Resources Canada. Regd Dec-1978 & 01-Jul-1979.

• C-FIOJ Aklak Air, Inuvik, NT. Regd Sep-1986.

• C-FIOJ Beau Del Leasing, Springbank, AB. Regd 16-Nov-1989.

• C-FIOJ Leased to Aklak Air, Inuvik, NT. Regd 16-Nov-1989.

• C-FIOJ Returned to Beau Del Leasing, Springbank, AB. Regd 22-Mar-1993.

Note: Departed from Calgary on 06-Apr-1993 and arrived at Maryborough QLD for repaint prior to delivery to Islands Aviation (Island Helicopters.)

• VH-AIM Island Helicopters. Regd 07 Jun-1993.

• VH-AIM Islands Aviation, Rabaul, PNG. Regd 07-Jun-1993.

Note: Ferried via Port Moresby on 22-Jul-1993 enroute to Rabaul on delivery to Islands Aviation.

• P2-IAF Re-regd to Islands Aviation, Rabaul, PNG. Regd 22-Feb-1994.

• P2-IAF Mortgaged to Islands Nationair. Dec-1994.

• PK-WAY Air Regional, Wamena. Regd Oct-2002.

Accident: Near Gurung Mulia, Irian Jaya ,PNG. 27-Mar-2003. Crashed into a 7000ft mountain 3 minutes after take-off from Gurung Mulia en route to Wamena – Two crew and two passengers killed, fourteen passengers survived – Aircraft written off.


Latest update

• Revised Format and updated data added 30-Aug-2020 •

N305MA a pretty plain plane at Downsview - CYZD.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 04 October 1969 - Michael J. Ody Collection
CF-IOJ at Toronto - CYYZ, equipped for the north.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © December 1969 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-FIOJ of Aklak Air at Inuvik - CYEV.
Photo: Henry Tenby © 25 February 1992 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-FIOJ at Springbank - CYBW, Alberta.
Photo: Anthony J. Hickey © April 1993 - Michael J. Ody Collection
VH-IAM gets prepped in the paint shop.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection
VH-IAM in service with ISLANDS.
Photo: Guy Kendell © 1993 - Erik Johannesson Collection