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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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msn 408

Series 300


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

• LN-BNM de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 07-Feb-1974. First flight Feb-1974.

• LN-BNM Delivered from de Havilland Canada to Wideröes Flyveselskap AS., Oslo, Norway., 25-Mar-1974.

• LN-BNM Temporarily registered on Norwegian CAR to Wideröes Flyveselskap AS., Oslo, Norway25-Mar-1974.

• LN-BNM Officially registered on Norwegian CAR (C of R # 1371) to Wideröes Flyveselskap AS., Oslo, Norway. 03-Apr-1974.

Accident: Crashed near Berg gård (farm), Overhalla Kommune, Nord Trøndelag (64º29'20'' N, 011º42'30'' E), 27-Oct-1993. Widerøe Flight 744, also known as the Namsos Accident was a controlled flight into terrain of a de Havilland DHC-6-300 Twin Otter during approach to Namsos Airport, Høknesøra in Norway. The incident occurred on 27 October 1993 at 19:16:48 and killed six of the nineteen people on board, including the crew of two. The scheduled flight was on route between Tronheim Airport, Værnes, via Namsos to Rørvik Airport, Ryum and the aircraft crashed at Berg in Overhalla because it held too low an altitude At the accident the aircraft had a total time of 40,453 hours.

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LN-BNM in service with WIDERØE.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown
LN-BNM with later Widerøe titles.
Photo: Unknown photographer © July 1986 - Erik Johannesson Collection