Papua New Guinea Police use of the
De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter

Aircraft Details

History

One DHC-6 Twin Otter 200 obtained in August 2008. Operated by Goroka Air Services on behalf of the Police. Used for Policing duties. Sold to a commercial operator in October 2008.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
P2-POM 164 P2-MDK Aug 2008 to VH-XFM 16 Oct 2008


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None at present.

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De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
in Jamaican Defence Force service

History

Used by 1. Flight in the fishery patrol, anti-narcotics and SAR role.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
JDF T-1 60   28.9.1967 wfu July 1977, sold as C-GIAW
JDF T-6 531   16.5.1977 crashed at Up Park Camp on 18.5.1978


Pictures

None at present.

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References

  • Air International May 2001 p.314-317

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De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter

in Paraguayan Air Force Service

History

One DHC-6-200 delivered in July 1968. Used by the Escuadrilla Presidencial until 1989 when it was relegated to standard transport duties. Two more examples ordered in 1981, but not delivered.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
02 137 ZP-GAS, FAP-01 24.7.1968 became FAP-2036 in 2010
2027 744   1981 not delivered
2029 748   1981 not delivered
2036 137 ZP-GAS, FAP-01, FAP-02 2010  


Pictures

DHC-6 FAP-02 seen in April 2000.
(photo, Jim Newton)


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