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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 300

C-GETI (5) • N542N • V2-LDG


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

• C-GETI (5) de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 13-Apr-1984. First flight

• N542N Delivered to SEAIR-Sea-Airmotive, Anchorage, AK., 02-May-1984

• N542N New name Seair Alaska Airlines, Anchorage, AK., Jul-1984

Note: Seair ceased operations 18-Jan-1986 & withdrawn from use at Anchorage, AK. and filed for bankruptcy Apr-1986.

• N542N Repossessed by Morgagee, First National Bank of Anchorage, 05-Sep-1986.

• N542N Sold to Fortis Aviation, Newport Beach, CA., 09-Dec-1986.

Arrived Calgary, AB 09-Dec-1986, rolled out 13-Dec-1986 in full LIAT colour scheme and departed 18-Dec-1986 on delivery.

• V2-LDG Sold to LIAT-Leeward Islands Air Transport, 13-Dec-1986.

• V2-LDG Sold to  Zimex Aviation, Altenrhein, Switzerland, 26-Mar-1998.

• D2-EVC Leased to SonAir-SonAir Airline Services, S.A, Luanda, Angola, 27-Apr-1998.

Note: SonAir is the aviation division of Sonangol, Angola national oil company.

Arrived Southend, UK 30-Mar-1998 for painting, and departed 27-Apr-1998 on delivery to Angola.

• D2-EVC SJL AERONÁUTICA, Luanda, Angola. Circa Aug-2017. Seen at Rand, RSA., 17-Aug-2017 repainted in SJL livery.

Stored at Pretoria / Wonderboom - FAWB, RSA. Noted 09-Mar-2021.



N542N at Seattle / Boeing Field - KBFI, Washington.
Photo: Peter Kirkup © 06 May 1984 - Erik Johannesson Collection
V2-LDG of liat at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Anthony J. Hickey © 15 December 1986 - Michael J. Ody Collection
V2-LDG looking a tad faded.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
D2-EVC of SJL AERONÁUTICA languishing at Pretoria / Wonderboom - FAWB, RSA.
Photo: Austin Ferreira © 09 March 2021 - Aird Archives