5Y-BIO

579

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Operational

Registration History:

5H-MRB ■ 5Y-BIO ■ 5H- . . . ■ 5Y-BIO



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

5H-MRB

5H-MRB

5H-MRB

5H-MRB

5Y-BIO

5H-

5Y-BIO

 

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Air Tanzania, Dar es Salaam "Manyara"

Via Shoreham, UK 17-22-May-1978 on delivery to Tanzania

Damaged on landing at Dodoma, Tanzania 03-May-1990; repairable (see details below)

Withdrawn from use & stored at Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 03-May-1990; noted still present 30-Jul-1993

Air Kenya Aviation, Nairobi

Disassembled & transported via airfreight to Nairobi-Wilson for rebuilding

Air Kenya Aviation, Nairobi

Regional Air Services, Arusha

Air Kenya Aviation, Nairobi

Dates

Mar-1978

13-Mar-1978

16-May-1978

 

 

 

Jul-1993

 

Jul-1993

01-Feb-2008

09-Dec-2008

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

 

 

 

Sold

 

Reg'd

Transfer

Returned

Additional Historical Information

03-May-1990 Damaged in aborted hard landing on nose gear at Dodoma, Tanzania during positioning flight. Following the incident the aircraft continued on to Dar es Salaam and was withdrawn from use there until repaired circa 1993/1994.


Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Downsview, ON Apr-1978

Sheldon D. Benner Photo © Downsview, ON Apr-1978


Paul Hayes Photo © Shoreham May-1978

Paul Hayes Photo © Shoreham May-1978


Photographer Unknown © Nairobi-Wilson

Photographer Unknown © Nairobi-Wilson


David Parker Photo © Nairobi-Wilson Apr-2012

David Parker Photo © Nairobi-Wilson Apr-2012


David Osborn/Aeroprints Photo © Nairobi-Wilson Sep-2014

David Osborn/Aeroprints Photo © Nairobi-Wilson Sep-2014


Rob Bristow Photo © Ngrerende 17-Jul-2015

Rob Bristow Photo © Ngrerende 17-Jul-2015