DHC-3 Otter Archive Master Index

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c/n 444

5N-ABN
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c/n 444

5N-ABN

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• 5N-ABN Nigerian Government, Board of Customs & Excise. Delivered 19-Apr-1963. Withdrawn from servicein 1970.  Scrapped at Ikeja, Nigeria in 1974

Scrapped

Otter 444 was delivered to the Nigerian Government, Board of Customs & Excise on 19th April 1963 registered 5N-ABN. It was one of three Otters delivered during March/April 1963, the others being 442 (5N-ABL) and 443 (5N-ABM). All three were packed into crates in Downsview and shipped to Lagos, Nigeria where they were re-assembled. 5N-ABN was flown as a landplane. It continued in use until withdrawn from service in 1970, and parts from the aircraft were then used to convert 5N- ABL to a landplane. 5N-ABN was scrapped at Ikeja in Nigeria in 1974.

Full history up to 2005 courtesy of Karl E Hayes from DHC-3 Otter - A History (CD-ROM 2005)