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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 300

C-GDIU (4) • N550N • HB-LPM


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

• C-GDIU (4) de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 16-May-1984. First flight date unknown.

• N550N Delivered to SEAIR-Sea-Airmotive, Anchorage, AK., 01-Jun-1984.

• N550N Re named Seair Alaska  Airlines, Achorage, AK.

Note: Seair ceased operations 18-Jan-1986 & withdrawn from use at Anchorage, AK.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

• N550N Repossessed by mortgagee First National Bank of Anchorage, 05-Sep-1986.

• N550N Sold to Fortis Aviation, Newport Beach, CA., Dec-1986.

• N550N Sold to Zimex Aviation, Altenrhein, Switzerland, 20-Dec-1986. Regd 05-Jan -1987. Canx 17-May-1988.

• HB-LPM Zimex Aviation, Altenrhein, Switzerland. Regd 05-Jan-1987.

• HB-LPM Leased to Sirte Oil, Tripoli, Libya, Mar-1987.

• 5A-DSC Sirte Oil, Tripoli, Libya. Date Unknown. Regd 17-May-1988.

• 5A-DSC Merged with Petro Oil, Tripoli, Libya, 01-Jun-2008.

• Current •

N550N at Seattle - KBFI, Washington.
Photo: Peter Kirkup © 09 June 1984 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N550N at Fairbanks - PAFA, Alaska.
Photo: Fred Barnes © 02 May 1986 - Michael J. Ody Collection
HB-LPM of Sirte Oil Company, at Zurich - LSZH, Switzerland.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 17 April 1987 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
Photo: Hans Oehninger © 26 April 1987