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Date:Monday 16 September 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Registration: PT-MHC
MSN: 208B0543
First flight: 1996
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM (MAO) (   Brazil)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM (MAO/SBEG), Brazil
Destination airport:Maués Airport, AM (MBZ/SWMW), Brazil
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan, registration PT-MHC, crashed in a wooded area on takeoff from Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport in Brazil. All ten on board survived the accident.
Thunderstorm were present in the area around the time of departure.


METAR Weather report:
16:00 UTC / 12:00 local time:
SBEG 161600Z 21009KT 8000 -SHRA SCT020 FEW025TCU SCT100 31/24 Q1011

16:06 UTC / 12:06 local time:
SBEG 161606Z 14014KT 2000 SHRA SCT020 FEW025TCU SCT100 25/19 Q1012

16:24 UTC / 12:24 local time:
SBEG 161624Z 27016KT 3000 TSRA BKN014 FEW025CB SCT100 22/19 Q1012

16:34 UTC / 12:34 local time:
SBEG 161634Z 27017G46KT 4000 1500W TSRA BKN012 FEW025CB SCT100 20/18 Q1011

17:00 UTC / 13:00 local time:
SBEG 161700Z 31008KT 4000 -TSRA SCT010 BKN020 FEW025CB 21/20 Q1011 RETSRA


photo of Cessna-208B-Grand-Caravan-PT-MHC
accident date: 16-09-2019
type: Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
registration: PT-MHC

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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 Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM to Maués Airport, AM as the crow flies is 260 km (162 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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