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Last updated: 20 October 2020
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Date:Saturday 25 July 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:AX Transporter
Registration: XA-FTG
C/n / msn: 208B2311
First flight: 2011
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Holbox Airstrip (   Mexico)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cancún Airport (CUN/MMUN), Mexico
Destination airport:Holbox Airstrip, Mexico
Narrative:
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan suffered a runway excursion after landing at Holbox Airstrip. The right-hand wing impacted a small concrete building and suffered serious damage at the wing root. The five passengers and two pilots survived the crash.

The Holbox Airstrip is 650 m long.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» sopitas.com
» excelsior.com.mx


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Distance from Cancún Airport to Holbox Airstrip as the crow flies is 75 km (47 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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