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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 100
PK-YNM
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Series 100

PK-NUB • PK-NUD • PK-BIZ

PK-YNM

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

PK-NUB de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 12-Jun-1967. First flight 18-Jul-1967.

PK-NUB ICAO International Civil Aviation Organisation, Jakarta, Indonesia. Delivered 26-Jul-1967.

PK-NUB Organisation "FUNDWI" (Op by MNA - Merpati Nusantara Airlines).

Note “FUNDWI” – Funds of United Nations for the Development of West Irian.

• PK-NUB Transferred to MNA - Merpati Nusantara Airlines, Jakarta, Indonesia. Waigeo. Date Unknown.

PK-NUD Re Regd to MNA Merpati Nusantara, Jakarta, Indonesia. Regd Jan-1972.

PK-BIZ Sold to Indoavia (Indonesian Aviation Corporation.), Jakarta. Indonesia. Regd 31-Mar-1988.

PK-YNM Sold to Trigana Air Services, Jakarta, Indonesia. 1993.

Note: Operated on behalf of PT Nabire Bhakti Mining Company.

Accident Wagethe, Papua, Indonesia 19-Mar-1994 Damaged after leaving runway on take-off; repaired & returned to service.

Accident Biak, Papua, Indonesia 15-Aug-1994 Damaged in overrun of runway on landing; repaired on-site by Field Aviation & returned to service.

Accident: Diyai mountain, Irian Jaya. 04-Nov-1994. Crashed in dense jungle and caught fire at the 7,500 foot level on Diyai mountain, Irian Jaya just before landing at Obana airport en route from Nabire to Kebu.  All 3 crew and 1 passenger killed. Aircraft written off.

Written off

PK-NUB parked with siblings on a busy Downsview ramp.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 16 June 1967 - Michael J. Ody Collection
PK-NUD "Waigeo" of MNA - Merpati Nusantara.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Unknown date - Michael J. Ody Collection
PK-NUD in second Merpati livery.
Photo: Unknown photographer © May 1984 - Erik Johannesson Collection
PK-YNM at Jakarta / Halim Perdanakusuma - WIIH. Indonesia.
Photo: Paul Howard © October 1994 - Erik Johannesson Collection