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Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 2 January 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic F406 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Reims Cessna F406 Caravan II
Operator:Air Excel
Registration: 5H-WOW
MSN: F406-0060
First flight: 1991
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Sasakwa Airstrip (   Tanzania)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Local media in Tanzania report that an Air Excel aircraft was involved in an accident at Sasakwa Airstrip in Northern Tanzania. The aircraft reportedly caught fire. Some survivors sustained serious injuries and were evacuated by AMREF Flying Doctors.

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Cessna F406

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  • 13th loss
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