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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

• HK-2536X de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 11-Sep-1980. First flight 11-Sep-1980.

• HK-2536X Delivered to ACES- Aerolineas Centrales de Colombia, S.A. Bogota, Colombia, 17-Nov-1980. Canx 09-Sep-1983.

Note: Via Opa Locka, FL 19-Nov-1980 on delivery to Colombia.

Accident: Cerro Pan de Azucar, 29-Nov-1982. Near to Quetama, close to Villavicencio en route San Josel del Guiviare to Bogota, the aircraft crashed into a mountain after continuing VFR flight into adverse weather conditions. Navigation errors and inadequate training procedures were deemed to be factors. Two crew and twenty passengers were killed.

Written off


HK-2536X in a grand DHC image, at Downsview.
Photo: DHC © October 1980 - Erik Johannesson Collection