click on arrows to navigate page by page.

msn 469
DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
Click on thumbnail for larger image

msn 469

Series 300


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

• F-OGHD de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 08-Jul-1975. First flight 11-Jul-1975.

• F-OGHD Delivered to Air Guadeloupe, Les Abymes, Guadeloupe.17-Jul-1975.

Incident. Pointe-à-Pitre-Le Raizet Airport 04-Feb-1978 While taxiing for departure the left landing gear failed as a result of an existing fracture. Repairable and returned to service.

Accident: between Le Raize & Marie Galente, 18-Nov-1978. Aircraft crashed when aircraft struck water with left wing tip while flying in a violent squall with a 200-300 feet ceiling. The aircraft sank in 13m of water – One crew member and fourteen passengers killed. Five passengers reported as survived, although another reports all on board were killed. Aircraft written off.

Written off

F-OGHD at Pointe-à-Pitre - TFFR, Guadeloupe.
Photo: Erik Oxtorp © October 1978 - Jay Sherlock Collection - Aird Archives