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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Date:Wednesday 4 July 2018
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:Air Choice One
Registration: N208EE
MSN: 208B1213
First flight: 2006
Total airframe hrs:6800
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ironwood-Gogebic County Airport, MI (IWD/KIWD), United States of America
Destination airport:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD), United States of America
The aircraft's left wing was struck by a ground service truck while is was parked on the apron.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The service truck driver's evasive maneuver to avoid a bag cart tug, which resulted in the truck
impacting a parked airplane."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 261 days (9 months)
Accident number: GAA18CA409
Download report: Final report

Damaged on the ground



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Ironwood-Gogebic County Airport, MI to Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL as the crow flies is 532 km (333 miles).

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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