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Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Thursday 3 April 2008
Time:ca 16:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic F406 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Reims Cessna F406 Caravan II
Operator:Auric Air
Registration: 5H-AWK
MSN: F406-0030
First flight: 1989
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-112
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) from Mwanza (HTMW) (   Tanzania)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Mwanza Airport (MWZ/HTMW), Tanzania
Destination airport:Mwanza Airport (MWZ/HTMW), Tanzania
Narrative:
The aircraft stalled, hit a hill and caught fire some 3 km from Mwanza Airport. The captain (citizen of the United Kingdom) and the trainee pilot (a resident of Australia) were killed instantly.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» TCAA


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Cessna F406

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  • 12th loss
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