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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
HP-1267APP
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Series 300

(LN-BNQ) • LN-BHN • C-FTOT

HP-1267AP

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

• (LN-BNQ) de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 09-May-1979. First flight 17-May-1979. NTU.

• LN-BNH de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON Delivered 01-Jul-1979.

• LN-BNH Delivered to Widerøe's Flyveselskap AS. dba Widerøe's, 01-Jun-1979.

Noted at Calgary, AB 21-Oct-1994 in ex-Wideröes c/s.

• C-FTOT Sold to de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON., 26-Oct-1994.

Note: Repainted as such 11-Nov-1994 for air test.

• HP-1267AP Sold to Aeroperlas, Panama City, Panama, 05-Dec-1994.

Note: Rolled out 07-Dec-1994 in Aeroperlas c/s as HP-1267APP & departed 08-Dec-1994 on delivery to Panama.

Accident: Kunu Yala, near Carreto, Panama 17 Mar-2000. The Aeroperlas Twin Otter departed Aeropuerto Marcos A. Gelabert at 08:46 for a flight of about 55 minutes to Puerto Obaldia. The aircraft disappeared some 20 minutes prior to the ETA. En route altitude was 7,500 feet and weather conditions allowed VFR. At first the aircraft was thought to have been hijacked to Colombia. On March 22 however a search party aboard HP-1355 found the wreckage on a mountainside 12.5nm from Puerto Obaldia at 11:35. The wreckage was found at the 2,500 feet level of a 2,790 feet high mountain.

Written off

LN-BNH of Widerøe at Stockholm / Arlanda - ESSA, Sweden.
Photo: Tommy Lakmaker © 26 May 1992 - Michael J. Ody Collection
LN-BNH ex Widerøe at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Anthony J. Hickey © October 1994 - Michael J. Ody Collection