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Date:Sunday 21 September 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan
Operator:Unknown
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Pedernales (   Dominican Republic)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A Cessna 208 Caravan was destroyed when it crashed impacted a tree and a cliff on the coast near Pedernales, Dominican Republic.
The aircraft carried a cargo of cocaine. All four occupants were killed in the accident.

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Cessna 208

  • 2800+ built
  • 146th loss
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