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Widerøe's first Twin Otter!
Photo: © SAS Group


Manufacturer: The de Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd.; Garrett Boulevard, Downsview, Ontario M3K 1Y5, Canada.
Manufacturer's Model: DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 200
Customer's Model: n/a
Type Certificate No: Canadian DOT Type Approval No: A-82
FAA Approved Type Certificate No: A9EA
MFG Serial Number: 127
Customer's Serial Number: n/a
Manufacturing Date: 1968-05-??
Engines: 2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20 (579 shp)


Reg. No. Date Remarks
LN-LMN 1968-05-?? Manufacturing date.
1968-05-24 First flight.
1968-05-31 Officially delivered from de Havilland Canada to Widerøes Flyveselskap AS; Oslo, Norway.  Inspected by Capt. Erik Langset.
1968-05-31 Temporarily registered on Norwegian CAR to Widerøes Flyveselskap AS; Oslo, Norway.
1968-06-05 First flight by Widerøe's Captain Erik Langset.
1968-06-10 Aircraft prepared for ferry flight to Norway.
1968-06-12 Ferry flight to Norway started.  Crew: Capt. Erik Langset, Capt. Kaare Friis Baastad and Capt. Odd Schyberg. Downsview - Goose Bay, Labrador.
1968-06-13 Goose Bay - Narsarssuak - Reykjavik.
1968-06-14 Reykjavik - Fornebu, Norway.
1968-06-18 Officially registered on Norwegian CAR to Widerøes Flyveselskap AS; Oslo, Norway.
Fornebu - Eggemoen - Fornebu.  Inspection and certification by Luftfartsverket (Norwegian CAA).
1968-06-25 Test flights.  Two 2Ps employed.
1968-06-30 First routes flown on Helgeland, Northern Norway.
1969-03-20 Taxiing accident at Trondheim Airport, Værnes, when colliding with Fokker F27 LN-SUG.  Repaired.
1971-03-27 Cancelled from Norwegian CAR on sale to Germany.
D-IORA 1971-03-04 Registered on German CAR to:
1972-??-?? Bayerischer Flugdienst
1974-06-?? Cancelled from German CAR.
N25TC 1974-06-?? Registered on US CAR to:
NBC Leasing Company; USA.
1974-06-?? Anchorage Helicopter Service; USA.  Leased.
1976-??-?? Great Northern Airlines; USA. Leased.
1977-??-?? Cancelled from US CAR.
N54AN 1977-??-?? Air North; USA.
1979-09-?? Cochise Airlines; USA. Leased.
1980-06-?? Atlantic Southeast Airlines; USA. Leased.
1982-10-?? WestAir Commuter Airlines; California, USA. Leased.
1986-02-?? Northern Airways; USA.
1986-03-?? Pal Air International Inc.; USA.
1986-03-?? Mountain Air Cargo; USA.
1988-01-?? Pal Air International Inc.; USA.
1988-01-?? Resort Commuter Airlines; USA. Leased.
1988-11-?? Pal Air International Inc.; USA.
1989-04-?? Virgin Island Seaplane Shuttle; VI, USA. Leased.
1989-11-?? Pal Air International Inc.; USA.
1990-??-?? Cancelled from US CAR.
C-FHNM 1990-06-05 Registered on Canadian CAR to Air Satellite Inc.; Aeroport De Baie Comeau, Pointe Lebel, Quebec G5C 2S6, Canada.
1991-01-?? Crashed.
1992-02-07 C of R issued.
1996-11-20 Cancelled from Canadian CAR on sale to Norway.
LN-LMN 1995-??-?? Acquired by Norwegian National Aviation Museum, Bodø, for restoration to Widerøe livery.  Displayed in Museum with original registration "LN-LMN".

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