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Status:Preliminary
Date:Friday 31 August 2007
Time:ca 16:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:Caribintair
Registration: HH-CAR
MSN: 208B0699
First flight: 1998
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) E of Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP) (   Haiti)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP/MTPP), Haiti
Destination airport:Cap Haitien Airport (CAP/MTCH), Haiti
Narrative:
Shortly after takeoff from Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP) the engine lost power. The Caravan crash-landed and overturned near Croix-des-Bouquets.

Sources:
» NTSB
» Reuters 31-8-2007


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Distance from Port-au-Prince Airport to Cap Haitien Airport as the crow flies is 128 km (80 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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Cessna 208

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