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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

• 5H-MRC de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 10-Mar-1978. First flight 15-Mar-1978.

• 5H-MRC Delivered to Air Tanzania, "Mikumi", 16-May-1978.

Flew via Prestwick, UK - Norwich, UK - London-Stansted, UK 13/15-May-1978 on delivery to Tanzania.

• 5Y-BIJ Sold to Air Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya, Jul-1993.

• 5H-MUC Sold to Regional Air Services, Arusha, Tanzania, 02-Dec-1999.

• ZS-PZO Sold to Aircraft Africa Contracts (PTY), Cape Town, RSA., 12-Dec-2007.

• ZS-PZO Sold to Sandhoe Investments SA (PTY) Ltd. Circa Jan-2008. Canx Oct-2010.

Note: United Nations Humanitarian Air Seriesvices. With United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) logo Oct-2008.

Flew LanSeriesia, South Africa - Antananarivo, Madagascar - Mahé, Seychelles - Male, Maldives 07/09-Oct-2010.

• 8Q-TAC Trans Maldivian Airways Pvt., Ltd. Regd 29-Oct-2010 (Hummingbird Island Airlines Ltd., Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands). Re regd 08-Oct-2012.

• 8Q-TAC Registered to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male, Maldives, 01-May-2013.

• 8Q-TAC Registered to Trans Maldivian Airways Pvt., Ltd., Male, Maldives, 15-Aug-2013.

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5H-MRC at Downsview - CYZD, Ontario.
Photo: Fred Guthrie or Sheldon D. Benner © March 1978 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © April 1978 - Michael J. Ody Collection
5H-MRC "Mikumi" of AIR TANZANIA (Note Ethiopian B727 behind!).
Photo: Unknown photographer © January 1992 - Michael J. Ody Collection
5H-MUC serving with REGIONAL AIR.
Photo: Unknown photographer © July 2000 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
8Q-TAC at Kuredu, Maldives.
Photo: Stephen Rendle © 25 December 2018 - Aird Archives