UI de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 HK-2758,
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Date:Monday 18 February 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Owner/operator:ACES - Aerolineas Centrales de Colombia
Registration: HK-2758
MSN: 770
Year of manufacture:1981
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Otú Airport (OTU) -   Colombia
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH/SKMD)
Destination airport:Otú Airport (OTU/SKOT)
The Twin Otter was seized by guerrillas soon after landing. After all 22 passengers had been allowed to disembark, the guerrillas set fire to the aircraft.


Scramble Vol.12, nr.10
El Tiempo, 19-2-1991


photo (c) Karl Krämer, via Werner Fischdick; Medellín Airport (EOH); February 1982

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