HK-2602

746

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

C-GEMU ■ HK-2602X ■ HK-2602



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

C-GEMU

C-GEMU

HK-2602X

HK-2602

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

ACES-Aerolíneas Centrales de Colombia S.A., Bogota

Via Miami, FL 26/28-May-1981 on delivery to Colombia

ACES-Aerolíneas Centrales de Colombia S.A., Bogota

Dates

18-Feb-1981

21-Feb-1981

26-May-1981

 

by Mar-1982

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

 

Re-reg'd

 

30-Nov-1996 Stalled and collided with Padre Amaya Mountain at the 7147ft level, after take-off from Medellin, while operating a scheduled service to Bahia Solano. Investigation determined the aircraft was overloaded by approximately 375 lbs; there were fourteen fatalities.


 DHC Photo © Downsview, ON Mar-1981

DHC Photo © Downsview, ON Mar-1981


 Photographer Unknown © Medellin Mar-1982

Photographer Unknown © Medellin Mar-1982


 Photographer Unknown © Medellin

Photographer Unknown © Medellin