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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-FDQL de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date. See below. First flight date unknown.

Note: Rolled out in a special ceremony on 07-Dec-1988 as the last (legacy) Twin Otter to be built. In primer and without a registration.

• C-FDQL Delivered to Etty Aerospace, Toronto, ON., 30-Dec-1988 but still present on 03-Jan-1989

• 9M-MDN Sold to MAS-Malaysian Airline System, 01-Dec-1989

• 9M-MDN Transferred to FAX - Fly Asian Express, 01-Aug-2006

• 9M-MDN Transferred to MAS Wings, 01-Oct-2007.

Accident: Ba'kelalan, Sarawak 13-Sep-2008 reportedly crashed short of runway 23 and struck a small house. Fourteen occupants survived the incident.

Accident: Marudi Airport, 02-Nov-2012. At the end of a flight from Miri the aircraft skidded on the runway at, Marudi, Sarawak, Malysia and veered to the left passing through a fence and ending up in a roadside ditch damaging nose undercarriage and port wing resting on an adjacent road. A minor leg injury to one of the seventeen passengers and two crew was the only injury sustained. The aircraft appears repairable.

Accident: Kudat, Malaysia, 10-Oct-2013. The aircraft operated by MASwings, sustained substantial damage in an accident at Kudat Airport (KUD), Malaysia. It was on a domestic flight from Kota Kinabalu Airport (BKI) to Kudat. The copilot and one passenger died, four others were injured. The airplane struck the side of a house located 165 m to the right of the runway 22 centreline. The right wing broke off and the nose section was destroyed as a result of the accident. A woman and her 11-year old son who were in the living room at the time escaped unhurt when the aircraft crashed into the bedroom, dining hall and porch.

• C-GKTM Unity Group Ltd., Airdrie, AB. Imported 11-Feb-2014. Regd 14-May-2014. Canx 01-Jun-2017. Canx 30-Sep-2017. Regd 05 & 06. -Feb-2018. Regd 20-Nov-2018. Canx 08-May-2019

• C-GKTM Enerjet (1263343 Alberta Inc.,), Calgary, AB. Based Airdrie, AB Regd 01-Jun-2017. Canx 07-Jul-2017

• C-GKTM Returned to Unity Group Canada Ltd., Airdrie, AB. Regd 08-May-2019. Canx 05-Dec-2019.

Note; Expected to become 8Q-RAG with Manta Air on the Maldives.

Flew Airdrie, AB - Olds, AB - Thompson, MB - Iqaluit, NU 20/21-Nov-2019. Continued Iqaluit, NU – Keflavik, Wick, GB – Belgrade – Hurghada – Al Ain 22/25-Nov en route to the Maldives for Manta Air on delivery to Manta Air.

• 8Q-RAG Manta Air, Male, Maldive Islands.

• Current •


C-FDQL at Collingwood - CNY3, Ontario.
Photo: R. Bryden © 01 April 1989 - Michael J. Ody Collection
9M-MDN at Toronto - CYYZ, Ontario.
Photo: Andy Cline © 01 December 1989 - Michael J. Ody Collection
9M-MDN at work.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection
9M-MDN in next livery, at Miri WGBR / MYY, Malaysia.
Photo: LRS747 © 02 July 1993 - Aird Archives
9M-MDN in sharp new paint, at Miri - WBGR, Malaysia.
Photo: M. Radzi Deza © 21 February 2007