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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-GDNG (6) de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 06-Sep-1984. First flight date unknown

• C-GHHY Leased and re regd to Gerale International Aviation Consultants, Orleans ON, 12-Oct-1984 to conduct ferry flight to Nepal.

• 9N-ABU Delivered to Royal Nepal Airlines, Kathmandu, Nepal,  01-Nov-1984

Incident. Kathmandu 07-Mar-2014 The aircraft was operating flight "RA135" from Kathmandu to Lamidanda (Nepal) with 15 passengers and 3 crew. It was in the initial climb out of Kathmandu's runway 20 when at about 100 feet AGL the right hand engine emitted repeated bangs and streaks of flame. The crew immediately rejected the take-off and landed the aircraft back on the remaining runway ahead.

The flight was cancelled, the only remaining Twin Otter of Nepal Airlines is going to undergo an engine change.

The airline reported the engine, which had accumulated 250 flight hours, experienced compressor stalls.

Incident Jumla, 11-Apr-2016 The aircraft was performing a flight from Jumla to Nepalgunj (Nepal) with 16 people on board, and was taxiing for departure, backtracking departure runway 27 when upon turning around to line up for departure the crew noticed the nose wheel steering was malfunctioning and stopped the aircraft. A snapped nose wheel steering cable was found. The flight was cancelled; technicians were dispatched to Jumla to repair the aircraft.

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9N-ABU in service.
Photo: Unknown photographer © June 1992 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives