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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-GDGP de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 29 08.80. First flight 29-Aug-1980.

• C-GDGP PCA-Presidency of Civil Aviation, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia [World Projects & Trading Company, Riyadh] Not taken up.

• C-GDGP Reported as delivered to KAKI - World Projects & Trading, 12-Nov-1980.

• C-GDGP Reported as withdrawn from use by KAKI and possibly stored at Downsview from delivery until 09-May-1984.

• C-GDGP Restored to de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON., 09-May-1984.

• C-GDGP Regd to Worldwide Aircraft Ferrying to ferry aircraft to Switzerland, Jun-1984. Deleted 14-Jun-1984.

• C-GDGP Sold to Zimex Aviation, Zurich Switzerland and stored at Zurich. Jun-1984.

• OY-BYO Sold to Greenlandair Charter Air Seriesvice, "Agisseq", Nuuk, Greenland, 26-Oct-1984.

• OY-BYO Sold to Sataircraft Air Seriesvice, Copenhagen, Denmark, 29-Nov-1990.

• 5Y-BNT Leased to Eagle Aviation, Nairobi, Kenya, 06-Dec-1990.

• 5Y-BNT Returned to Sataircraft, Roskilde, Copenhagen, Denmark.

• 9N-ACC Sold to Nepalese CAA. Air Transport Support Centre, Kathmandu, Nepal.

• 9N-ACC Sold to Lumbini Airways, Kathmandu, Nepal 1996.

Accident: Mount Annapurna nr Ghorepani, 21-Aug-1998. The Twin Otter had been leased for one year from the Air Transport Support Centre (ATSC, of the Nepalese CAA). The plane took off from Jomsom at 11:10 and was expected to arrive at Pokhara at 11:30. The airplane impacted Mount Annapurna at the 7,000 ft level. There were 18 fatalities.

Written off

C-GDGP at Zurich - LSZH, Switzerland.
Photo: Unknown photographer © June 1984 - Michael J. Ody