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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

• 5N-ALG de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 26-Feb-1979. First flight 27-Feb-1979.

Noted by author at Downsview on 11-Mar-1979. From memory, all white.

• 5N-ALG Delivered to Schreiner Airways Nigeria, 13-Mar-1979.

Flew via Reykjavik, Iceland 18-Mar-1979 & arrived Rotterdam, Netherlands same day

• 5N-ALG Leased to CAN - Aerocontractors of Nigeria, Jul-1979 Canx 28-Jan-1987.

Flew via Palma de Mallorca 18-Jan-1987 returning to Maastricht for Schreiner

• PH-STK Returned to Schreiner Airways, 30-Jan-1987.

Flew  via Prestwick, UK 03-Oct-1987 on delivery to Ecuador for ICARO

• HC-BNY Leased to ICARO - Instituto Civil Aeronáutico, Quito, Regd 26-Oct-1987 Canx 23-Apr-1988.

Note: Ferried Reykjavik-Prestwick-Maastricht 01-Mar-1988.

• PH-STK Returned to Schreiner Airways, Amsterdam. 01-Mar-1988. Canx 01-Jun-1988.

• 9Q-CRE Sold to TMK - Air Commuter, Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 01-Jun-1988.

Accident: Manembwe Mountains, DRC. 12-Sep-1997. Crashed into a hill. En route Bakavu to Uvira. The aircraft was carrying people to a church convention in Manembwa. There were nineteen fatalities and the aircraft was written off.

Written off

PH-STK of schreiner airways, at Geneva - LSGG, Swtizerland.
Photo: Unknown photographer © date unknown - Erik Johannesson Collection
HC-BNY ex schreiner airways.
Photo: Unknown photographer © March 1988 - Erik Johannesson Collection
PH-STK of TMX AIR COMMUTER, at Geneva - LSGG, Switzerland.
Photo: Max Fankhauser © May 1988 - Erik Johannesson Collection