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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

• PK-NUU de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 29-Aug-1975. First flight 03-Sep-1975

• PK-NUU Delivered to MNA - Merpati Nusantara, Jakarta, Indonesia. "Manterawu", 18-Sep-1975

Flew via Shoreham, UK 22-Sep-1975 on delivery to Indonesia

Damaged on take-off at Kamur, Indonesia 24-Dec-1996; repairable.

Accident: Ilaga, Irian Jaya, Indonesia. 06-Aug-1999. Crashed on landing. The aircraft overran the Ilaga runway on landing sustaining irreparable damage. The nose gear had collapsed and the left hand wingtip was bent. The two crew, only persons on board survived. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Withdrawn from use at Biak, Indonesia; noted Jun-2018 looking a bit cleaner.


PK-NUU "Manterawu" of merpati nusantara airlines.
Photo: Unknown photographer © September 1985 - Erik Johannesson Collection
PK-NUU a very dirty, weathered "Manterawu" of merpati at Biak.
Photo: R. Tame © 12 September 2015