5H-MRD

581

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

5H-MRD



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

5H-MRD

5H-MRD

5H-MRD

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Air Tanzania, Dar es Salaam

Via Shoreham, UK 20/22-May-1978 on delivery to Tanzania

Dates

14-Mar-1978

20-Mar-1978

16-May-1978

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

 

 

20-Dec-1984 While on a crew training exercise, and cleared for an ILS approach to Dar es Salaam, the aircraft crashed in the area of Kerege. A fire in the starboard engine caused the crew to lose control of the aircraft. All three onboard were killed.


DHC Photo © Downsview, ON Apr-1978

DHC Photo © Downsview, ON Apr-1978


Roger Botting Photo © Dar es Salaam Dec-1978

Roger Botting Photo © Dar es Salaam Dec-1978