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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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msn 481

Series 300


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

• PK-NUS de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 16-Oct-1975. First flight 17-Oct-1975.

• PK-NUS Delivered to MNA - Merpati Nusantara, Jakarta, Indonesia. "Pelang", 05-Nov-1975.

Accident Anggi, Papua, Indonesia. 22-Apr-1999. During take-off roll the aircraft departed the runway and collided with a drainage ditch. Repaired and returned to service.

Accident Frans Kaisiepo, Biak, Indonesia.22-Jan-2000. On rollout after landing the aircraft departed the left side of the runway before coming to a stop approx. 60 metres from the runway edge.  Repaired and returned to service.

Note: Merpati ceased operations in Feb-2014. The aircraft was withdrawn from service at Biak, Indonesia and noted in a derelict condition, mid 2018.


PK-NUS of MNA at Shoreham - EGKA, United Kingdom.
Photo: Fred Barnes © 08 November 1975 - Michael J. Ody Collection
PK-NUS of Merpati looking neglected at Biak - WABB, Indonesia.
Photo: Leslie Snellman © 11 November 2017 - Aird Archives