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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 300

C-GDFT (7) • ET-AIN • HB-LUB • 807 • HB-LUB • 5N-BJV • TJ-TMM


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

C-GDFT (7) de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 07-Feb-1985. First flight date unknown.

• ET-AIN Delivered to Ethiopian Airlines, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 21-Feb-1985.

Ferried via Reykjavik, Iceland – Biggin Hill, UK - Benghazi on delivery to Ethiopia 04-Mar-1985.

• HB-LUB Regd to Topscore Management, Altenrhein, Switzerland.13-Apr-2006.

Flew Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Khartoum. Sudan – Heraklion, Greece – Altenrhein, Switzerland  22/23-Apr-2006.

• HB-LUB Transferred to Zimex Aviation, Altenrhein, Switzerland, by-Dec-2006.

• 807 Returned to Ethiopian Air Force, by-Dec-2006.

• HB-LUB Sold to Zimex Aviation, Altenrhein, Switzerland, 22-Jun-2007.

• HB-LUB Sold to Topscore Management, Altenrhein, Switzerland, 2007.

• 5N-BJV Sold to Caverton Helicopters, Accra, Nigeria 27-Jun-2007.

Note: Also quoted as 5N-BLJ of Caverton which Msn 831 is.

• TJ-TMM Caverton Helicopters, Douala, Cameroon.

Note: For sale by ACASS Oct-2017.

Total time 38,179 hours Oct-2017.

• HB-LUB Zimex Aviation, Glattburg, Switzerland. Regd 29-Nov-2017.

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C-GDFT of ETHIOPIAN at Downsview - CYZD, Ontario.
Photos: Sheldon D. Benner © c. March 1985 - Michael J. Ody Collection
ET-AIN of ETHIOPIAN at Gondar - HAGN, Ethiopia.
Photo: Chris Buckley © December 1992 - Aird Archives
ET-AIN at Addis Ababa / Bole - HAAB, Ethiopia.
Photo: C. Witt © January 1993 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
Photo: C. Witt © January 1993 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives