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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-GMDC de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date May-1981. First flight May-1981.

• C-GMDC Delivered to Air Inuit, Dorval, Montréal, QC., 29-May-1981. Canx 19-Dec-1985. Re regd 17-Feb-1986, 18-Jan-2001, 17-May-2002 & 14-Jun-2012. Based Kuujjuaq, QC.

Accident. Povungnituk, QC 23-Apr-1991 Landing gear failed as a result of overload in hard landing in whiteout conditions; repairable & returned to Seriesvice

Accident. 15NM East south East of Kuujjuaq. 29-May-2010 The aircraft was on a short takeoff and landing (STOL) training flight in the training area 15 NM east-southeast of the Kuujjuaq airport. During an approach, a wing tip struck a tree and the aircraft returned to land at Kuujjuaq without further incident. The aircraft sustained substantial damage to the wing’s leading edge. Neither of the two pilots was injured.

Accident: Sanikiluaq, NU 01-Nov-2013 During the roll out after landing at Sanikiluaq, NU a wind gust blew the aircraft approximately 100 feet off of the runway. The right wing sustained damage in the excursion from the runway, with one report indicating a partial separation of the wing at the fuselage attachment point.

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C-GMDC in earlier colours.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Erik Johannesson Collection


C-GMDC f/n 663 at Iqaluit - CYFB, Nunavut.
Photo: Brian Tattuinee © 20 November 2014
C-GMDC landing at Grande Rivière - CYGL.
Photo: Rémi St-Gelais - © 07 March 2022 - Aird Archives