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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 300

YV-31C • YV-531C • N528SA • P2-HCF


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

• YV-31C de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 17-Jan-1977. First flight 16-Feb-1977.

• YV-31C Delivered to LAV-Línea Aeropostal Venezolana, Caracas, Venezuela, 19-Apr-1977.

• YV-31C Sold to Linea Turistica Aerotuy, Caracas, Venezuela, Jan-1988.

• N528SA Sold to Scott Aircraft Sales Inc, Inver Grove Height, MN, 11-Dec-1993.

• P2-HCF Sold to Hevi-Lift, Mount Hagen PNG, 10-Feb-1994.

• P2-KSF Re regd to Hevi-Lift, Mount Hagen PNG, Mar-2005.

Accident: 12km ENE of Port Moresby- Jacksons International Airport.20-Sep-2014. While operating a charter flight from Woitape Aircraft destroyed beyond repair when it impacted wooded terrain near the top of Mount Lawes in bad Weather. Both pilots and two passengers sustained fatal injuries. Seven passengers survived.

Destroyed beyond repair

YV-31C of AEROPOSTAL at Caracas - SVMI, Venuezuela.
Photo: Unknown photographer © November 1978 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N528SA at Cairns - YBCS, Queensland.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Unknown date - Michael J. Ody Collection
P2-HCF at Cairns - YBCS, Queensland.
Photo: Paul Howard © Date unknown - Erik Johannesson Collection
P2-HCF again at Cairns, with HL titles and markings.
Photo: Paul Howard © 1992 - Erik Johannesson Collection
P2-KSF rather naked at Cairns.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 31 May 2013