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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

• C-GTJA de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 11-Jun-1979. First flight 11-Jun-1979.

• C-GTJA Delivered to Austin Airways, Timmins, ON., 21-Jun-1979.

Accident: at Big Trout Lake ON 01-Nov-1979- Weather in the Big Trout Lake area was poor; another aircraft in the area reported 1/8-mile visibility The Twin Otter continued and approached the NDB tower, which it should have passed at ,2000 feet amsl. The aircraft, however, struck the tower (or supporting wires) at 126 feet and crashed into the adjacent lake. Two crew and one passenger were killed.

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Photo: Simon Sainnawap © Wawatay News in Sioux Lookout, Ontario - via Kurt Ariano